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Minnesota Trucking-related Fatalities Drop Nearly 18%

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Cars and trucks collided less often in Minnesota during the past year,

resulting in a 17.8% drop in trucking-related fatalities.


According to statistics reported in the latest edition of Minnesota Motor

Vehicle Crash Facts, published by the Minnesota Department of Public

Safety, the number of truck-related fatalities dropped from 90 in 2007 to

74 in 2008.

The number of persons injured in truck-related crashes also went down,

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