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10 Fatalities in Georgia Over Holiday Weekend

That's a drop since the 19 in 2010, according to the State Patrol.

At least 10 motorists were killed over the Labor Day weekend, according to Georgia State Patrol. 

That number is down from last year, which saw 15 traffic fatalities. In 2010, 19 were reported.  

In Cobb, an Aug. 31 fatality crash took the life of 22-year-old Powder Springs resident Justin Keene. According to Cobb police investigators, Keene failed to turn the car appropriately when Hopkins Road curved left. His car crossed the double yellow line and hit a tree, police reported. He was reported dead on the scene.

Other fatalities were also reported by Gwinnett County police, Henry County police, GSPDouglas, GSP Toccoa, GSP Valdosta, two from GSP Cartersville, and two from GSP Madison, according to the Georgia Department of Public Safety website

Georgia State Patrol investigated a total of 373 traffic accidents, which resulted in 230 injuries. 

On top of the accidents, GSP arrested a total of 240 people for driving under the influence.

The 78-hour travel weekend began on Friday, Aug. 31 at 6 p.m. and ended on Monday, Sept. 3 at midnight.

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