N.J. honors drunken driving victims, top DWI police

    Victims of drunken driving accidents in New Jersey will be remembered at a ceremony that will also honor law enforcement officers who have led anti-DWI efforts.

    Families of victims will participate in a processional escorted by local police and state troopers in Trenton Wednesday.

    The third annual New Jersey Remembers event will recognize traffic officers throughout the state for their role in enforcing drunken driving laws.

    The state attorney general says alcohol-related accidents account for 30 percent of total crash fatalities. In 2011, 152 people died on New Jersey roads in alcohol-related crashes.

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