10 People Die On Tennessee Roadways Over The Labor Day Weekend

labor dayPreliminary figures show 10 people died in crashes on Tennessee roadways over the Labor Day holiday weekend. The Tennessee Highway Patrol said the number was down from 16 fatalities in 2013. Of those killed in accidents during the holiday weekend, officials said eight were vehicle occupants, one was a motorcyclist and one was a pedestrian. Four vehicle occupants were not wearing seatbelts and three were killed in alcohol-related crashes. There were two fatalities in Coffee County and one in Grundy County. Troopers also arrested 56 people in the nine-county “no refusal” enforcement effort this Labor Day period.