The Transylvania Times -

16 Highway Fatalities Reported Statewide Over Memorial Day Weekend-Brevard NC


The Highway Patrol announced a preliminary number of 16 motorists who died on North Carolina highways during the Memorial Day weekend. The holiday weekend officially began at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 23, and ended at midnight, Monday, May 26. Last year, the Highway Patrol investigated 14 fatal collisions and 479 injury related collisions during the holiday period.

The Memorial Day holiday is set aside to honor deceased men and women from the Armed Forces as well as officially kicking off the beginning of summer vacation season in North Carolina.

The following is a breakdown of the location an...

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