Memorial Day Weekend travel recap 2018


One person died in a wreck on Mississippi highways during the Memorial Day holiday period.

According to Mississippi Highway Patrol Spokesman Captain Johnny Poulos, on Monday 79-year-old Ida White of Louisville was hit while trying to cross the four lanes of Mississippi 25 just north of Louisville.

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Poulos says troopers investigated 156 crashes between Friday and Monday with 54 people suffering injuries. He says troopers issued nearly 6,000 citations and 109 DUI arrests.