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Sun May 23, 2010

Fatalities Down in Oklahoma

Oklahoma City, OK – Traffic fatalities in Oklahoma down from 2009

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The Oklahoma Department of Public Safety is reporting that traffic fatalities in the state are down by more than 100 from 2009.

DPS said in a news release Saturday that 154 people have been killed in vehicle accidents so far this year. That's 103 fewer than the 257 that had occurred by this time of year in 2009.

The department says 22 people have been killed in accidents this month so far. That's down from 47 at the same point in May 2009.