LANSING (AP) – A Michigan State Police report says 15 people died in crashes in the state during the Christmas and New Year’s holiday weekends. That’s up from 11 in the same periods a year ago.
State police said Wednesday that four of the deaths involved alcohol, and three victims were pedestrians.READ MORE: What Is The Best Sunscreen For Me? Environmental Working Group Releases Annual Guide
The report says there were six deaths during the Christmas holiday weekend and nine over the New Year’s holiday.READ MORE: Parole Denied For Don Miller Who Killed 4 Women In Lansing In The 1970s
State police say at least 165 law enforcement agencies in 26 counties conducted drunken driving enforcement actions during extra patrols funded by the Office of Highway Safety Planning. The program ran from Dec. 16 through Monday.MORE NEWS: Michigan Court Seeks More From Whitmer About Abortion Ban Challenge
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