14 Fatalities on Missouri Highways Over July 4th Weekend
Missouri State Highway Patrol troopers report 14 fatalities during the long July 4th holiday counting period.
None of the 14 fatalities were in northeast Missouri. The holiday counting period ran from 6 p-m Friday thru 11:59 Tuesday night. Troopers say there were no boating fatalities or drownings during the holiday weekend. Statewide there were 494 traffic crashes resulting in 186 injuries and 14 fatalities. Troopers report 172 D-W-I arrests… 118 drug arrests and 23 arrests for boating while intoxicated.