Holiday Road Deaths Down, Despite Fewer Patrols

The number of people who died on Kentucky's roadways over the holiday weekend is down from last

Six people were killed over the weekend in crashes. That's down from 11 deaths in 2007.

Last year, the Fourth of July was the deadliest holiday travel season in Kentucky.

This year, Kentucky State Police decided not to patrol highways. Instead, they set up checkpoints at high collision areas, in order to save money on gas.

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