Traffic Fatalities Increase in Minnesota

This year has been a dangerous one on the roads throughout Minnesota. 

Traffic fatalities in 2015 have surpassed last year’s numbers. 

So far this year, 365 people have died on the roads compared to 361 for all of last year. 

Three people died last week alone. 

The Minnesota Department of Public Safety says 61 motorists, 36 pedestrians and 10 bicyclists have been killed on Minnesota roads this year. 

Speed, drunk driving, distracted driving and not wearing a seatbelt are the top contributing factors to traffic deaths. 

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