Annual traffic deaths in Minnesota fall under 400 for first time since 1944
Published 01/05/2012, Alexandria Echo Press
Traffic crashes in Minnesota claimed the lives of 349 people in 2011, according to preliminary reports from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) Office of Traffic Safety. The figure represents a 38 percent reduction in deaths since 2001, and a fourth consecutive annual decline in fatalities.Word count: 605
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