Mississippi Highway Patrol reports two fatalities over New Year’s weekend

The Mississippi Highway Patrol worked two fatal crashes over the New Year’s holiday weekend, both were in North Mississippi.

The period ran from Friday morning to Monday at midnight. During that time, MHP issued more than 8,000 citations along with 167 for impaired driving and 203 crashes.

Of those crashes, two involved fatalities, one in Neshoba County on New Year’s Day and one in Yalobusha County on Monday.

In South Mississippi, Troop K dealt with ten DUIs, two alcohol-related collisions, two drug arrests, and one felony arrest.

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