No Traffic Fatalities Reported In SD During Holiday Weekend

For the third time in the last four Memorial Day holidays, South Dakota has ended the official reporting period without a highway fatality.  The South Dakota Highway Patrol had all available troopers out for a high-visibility saturation patrol on Memorial Day.  The Memorial Day travel period was fatality-free in 2010 and 2011.  A traffic crash killed one person during the 2012 Memorial Day reporting period.


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