Pa. State Police: 13 dead in Memorial Day weekend crashes

    Thirteen people died and hundreds more were injured in holiday weekend car crashes in Pennsylvania.

    Of the 817 crashes the State Police investigated, 311 people were injured. Nine of those who died were not wearing seatbelts.
    Between May 25 and 28, state officers issued 1,129 seat belt violations, 113 child safety seat violations and 9,202 speeding violations. More than 400 people were arrested on DUI charges.

    The death toll is the same as last year, but state officers investigated more crashes this year, and there were more injuries. These numbers do not includes crashes investigated by local police.

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