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MHP issues more than 2,600 New Year's citations

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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

The final MS Highway Patrol report for the New Year's holiday is in.

Troopers issued more than 2,600 citations over the holiday weekend.

Seventy eight of those citations issued were for DUI.

Troopers also worked 71 accidents, five of which, were alcohol related.

Fortunately and despite a busy holiday season, there were no-fatalities.

More than 70 tickets were handed out for seat belt violations.

The campaign started on December 31, and ended January 1, at midnight.


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