Mich. police: 11 die in July 4th weekend crashes

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

LANSING, Mich. Michigan State Police say 11 people died in traffic crashes over the Fourth of July holiday weekend. That's up from four deaths last year during a shorter period.

State police said Thursday the deaths happened in 10 crashes. The holiday counting period started at 6 p.m. on July 3 and ended at 11:59 p.m. Sunday.

The 2012 Fourth of July holiday was a two-day period, and this year's was five.

Capt. Kari Kusmierz says state police urge motorists to stay sober, make sure all those aboard buckle up and drive safely.


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