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TWRA Issues 2017 Memorial Holiday Weekend Boating Report

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NASHVILLE --- The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is reporting that there were no boating-related fatalities over the 2017 Memorial Day holiday weekend.

It marks the third consecutive year without a boating fatality over the weekend. There have been seven boating-related fatalities so far in 2017.  

During the period from May 26-29, there was one injury accident and five property damage incidents. TWRA Boating and Law Enforcement officers made 17 boating under the influence (BUI) arrests. The number of BUI arrests was a decrease from 21 arrests made in 2016.

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