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THP reports 8 deaths on Tennessee roads during Thanksgiving holiday

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The Tennessee Highway Patrol reports there were five fatal crashes that resulted in eight deaths during the Thanksgiving holiday.

Eight of the occupants killed were not wearing seat belts; two of the fatalities were from in alcohol-related crashes.

Day
TimeCountyHighwayFatalitiesAlcohol-related
Thu9:50pmBradleyInterstate1Yes
Fri8:35pmLincolnState Route1Yes

Sat

7:13pmMonroeState Route1No
Sun1:30amWarrenState Route4No
Sun11:11amGrundyState Route1No

 

HIGHEST DEATHS
In 1966, 34 people were killed in Tennessee traffic crashes during the 102-hour Thanksgiving holiday period.

LOWEST DEATHS
In 1983, seven people were killed in Tennessee traffic crashes during the 102-hour Thanksgiving holiday period.

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