380 Died On Minnesota Roads In 2018Of those, the Department of Public Safety considers many preventable -- 27 of those deaths were related to a distraction behind the wheel, and 100 involved speeding.
DPS: 116 Traffic Fatalities Since Memorial DayAuthorities say 116 people died this year in crashes from Memorial Day to Labor Day, considered the 100 deadliest days on Minnesota roads.
11 Killed In MN's Deadliest Weekend On Roads Since 2016State officials said Monday that alcohol and drugs are likely factors in two of the crashes and four are related to speeding.
Deadly Weekend On Minnesota RoadsThe past few days have been deadly on Minnesota roads. The Minnesota State Patrol has reported several fatal crashes.
There Have Been 100 Deaths On Minnesota Roads So Far This YearState officials say that 100 people have died on Minnesota roads so far this year.
DPS: 2017 Minnesota Crash Fatalities Lowest In 74 YearsState officials said Wednesday preliminary numbers show Minnesota had the lowest number of crash deaths in 2017 in more than 70 years.
Memorial Day Marks Start Of Deadly Stretch On Minnesota RoadsMemorial Day through Labor Day marks the 100 deadliest days on Minnesota roads.
Law Enforcement Cracking Down On Distracted Driving Next WeekPolice agencies across Minnesota will be cracking down on distracted driving with a campaign that launches Monday.
Authorities Investigating 2 Fatal Crashes In St. Louis CountyAuthorities are investigating separate crashes in northern Minnesota on Sunday that both involved fatalities.
Lawmakers Seek $15 Million For Highway 12 Safety UpgradesArea lawmakers are asking for $15 million for emergency safety upgrades for a deadly stretch of Highway 12 in the west Twin Cities suburbs.
As Fatal Crashes Rise, Tow Truck Driver Warns Motorists To Slow DownThis year has gotten off to a dangerous start on the roads. The Department of Public Safety says as of Friday, preliminary numbers show 36 people have died on Minnesota roadways in 2016.
Minnesota Traffic Deaths Rose In 2015Preliminary figures from the state Office of Traffic Safety show 396 people have died so far on Minnesota roads last year. That's up from 361 traffic fatalities for all of 2014.
DPS: After Deadly Weekend, Fatal Crashes Surpass 300 In MinnesotaIt was another deadly weekend on Minnesota roads, and state authorities said Monday that traffic deaths have gone over 300 for the year. There were least four fatal crashes in Minnesota over the weekend, putting the number of traffic deaths at 304 for 2015.
State Officials Say Traffic Deaths Are Lowest In 70 YearsMinnesota's roads are becoming safer. But in the same breath, state officials say this year traffic fatalities are up. Authorities say 361 people died in crashes on Minnesota roads last year. That's the lowest amount since 1944.
State Patrol To Crack Down On Excessive Speeding July 10-26The Minnesota State Patrol launched a new campaign Thursday morning in an effort to keep drivers safe across the state this summer. The State Patrol said more than 300 law enforcement agencies across Minnesota will be involved in conducting speed patrols over the next three weekends, starting Friday.