traffic deaths http://news.stlpublicradio.org en 17 People Died Over Fourth Of July Weekend On Missouri Roads http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/17-people-died-over-fourth-july-weekend-missouri-roads <p>It was a deadly holiday weekend for motorists in Missouri.</p><p>The Missouri State Highway Patrol says 17 people were killed between 6 p.m. Wednesday and just before midnight today. An additional 157 people were injured, and state troopers arrested nearly 200 people in for driving while intoxicated.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Both those numbers are significantly higher than last year's totals, but troopers only tallied 30 hours worth of data last year. This year's count was nearly three times as long.</span></p> Mon, 08 Jul 2013 19:49:35 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 28051 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org 17 People Died Over Fourth Of July Weekend On Missouri Roads