Alabama Troopers Release Labor Day Travel Statistics

By: News Release
By: News Release

Montgomery – Alabama State Troopers report that five fatal crashes occurred during the 2013 Labor Day holiday travel period.

The holiday travel period began at 6 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 30, and ran through midnight Monday, Sept. 2. Troopers are investigating the crashes that resulted in six deaths.

These crashes occurred in Blount, Chambers, DeKalb, Limestone and Marengo counties. Based on preliminary investigation, at least one of these fatal crashes involved alcohol.

Seat belts were available to four of the six individuals killed, but only three were using seat belts. The other fatal crashes involved a motorcyclist and a pedestrian.

Nothing further is available on these deaths as Alabama State Troopers continue to investigate.

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