THP reports 8 deaths on Tennessee roads during Thanksgiving holiday
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.
In 1966, 34 people were killed in Tennessee traffic crashes during the 102-hour Thanksgiving holiday period.
In 1983, seven people were killed in Tennessee traffic crashes during the 102-hour Thanksgiving holiday period.