Statewide Traffic Fatalities Up 37 Percent

Please drive safely and stay attentive. The Missouri State Highway Patrol recently reported a 37 percent increase in year-to-date traffic fatalities statewide.

Statewide Fatality Totals as Reported on the MSHP Website as of Sunday, April 8, 2012:

2012 Year to date fatalities – 202

2011 Totals as of 4/1/2011 – 147

37% increase for the year