MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - The Alabama Department of Public Safety said at least five people died in roadway accidents over the
102-hour New Year's travel period that ended at midnight Sunday.
DPS spokeswoman Dorris Teague said fatalities occurred in
Sumter, Baldwin, Calhoun, Houston and Lauderdale counties.
Last year, 11 people died in traffic crashes in the state during
the New Year's travel period.