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Missouri July 4th holiday traffic and boating stats

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports seven traffic fatalities, one boating fatality, and no drownings over the July Fourth holiday counting period

Troopers worked 312 traffic crashes, which included 124 injuries and all seven fatalities. Troopers also made 144 DWI arrests and 81 drug arrests over the holiday weekend.

Troopers worked 12 boating crashes, which included four injuries and one fatality. Troopers made eight BWI arrests and 43 drug arrests. There were no drownings over the holiday weekend.

The 2020 July Fourth holiday counting period began at 6 p.m., Thursday, July 2, and ended at 11:59 p.m., Monday, July 5, 2020.

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