The California Highway Patrol Saturday reported two traffic-related deaths on Los Angeles County highways during the first 60 hours of this year’s Thanksgiving holiday period.
The reporting period began at 6:01 p.m. Wednesday and ended Saturday at 6 a.m.
During the same period last year, there were three traffic-related fatalities.
Statewide this year, 20 deaths were reported, compared with 14 last year.
In Los Angeles County, CHP officers arrested 105 motorists on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, down from last year’s total of 154. Statewide, there were 618 DUI arrests — the same number as last year.
—City News Service
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