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10 killed on TN roads during Labor Day holiday

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HAMILTON COUNTY, TN (WRCB) - Officials have released preliminary statistics for the No Refusal Campaign during the Labor Day holiday.

The holiday campaign began at midnight on Friday, August 29 and concluded at 11:59 p.m. on Monday, September 1. 

During the 96-hour period, officials report 10 people were killed on Tennessee roadways, six less than last year.

Eight of the victims were in vehicles, one was a motorcyclist, and one was a pedestrian. There was one fatality in each of Hamilton, Meigs and Grundy counties.

Four of the victims were not wearing seat belts. Three of the fatalities were alcohol related crashes.

Tennessee Highway Patrol officers also arrested 56 people for DUI. Additionally, four warrants were obtained for a blood sample under the “No Refusal” law in two of the participating counties, two of which were in Hamilton County.

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