Ten Fatalities in Georgia Over Labor Day Weekend

The GSP reports 10 traffic fatalities across the state during the Labor Day weekend, a drop since 2010.

At least 10 motorists were killed over the Labor Day Weekend, according to the Georgia State Patrol. 

That number is down from last year, which saw 15 traffic fatalities. In 2010, 19 were reported.  

Fatalities were reported from Cobb County Police, Gwinnett County Police, Henry County Police, GSP Douglas, GSP Toccoa, GSP Valdosta, two from GSP Cartersville, and two from GSP Madison, according to the Georgia Department of Public Safety website

Georgia State Patrol investigated a total of 373 traffic accidents, which resulted in 230 injuries. 

On top of the accidents, GSP arrested a total of 240 people for driving under the influence.

The 78-hour travel weekend began on Friday, Aug. 31 at 6 p.m. and ended on Monday, Sept. 3 at midnight.


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