Two people killed in crashes on state roadways - - Jackson, MS

Two people killed in crashes on state roadways

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By Roslyn Anderson - bio | email

JACKSON, MS (WLBT) –  Holiday travel turned deadly this weekend as troopers investigated fatal collisions on the state's roadways.

As of Sunday, the Mississippi Highway Safety Patrol reported that two people lost their lives in crashes during the Christmas holiday travel period.

Since Thursday troopers have worked 146 traffic accidents statewide.

Twenty six people were injured in those crashes.

Investigators said three accidents involved alcohol.

Troopers have also made 68 DUI arrests.

The holiday travel period ends Sunday at midnight.

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