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Easter weekend car crashes kill 14, injure 202 in Pa. |

Easter weekend car crashes kill 14, injure 202 in Pa.

| Tuesday, March 25, 2008 12:00 a.m

Fourteen people were killed and 202 injured in 508 motor vehicle accidents investigated by state police over the three-day Easter holiday weekend, Commissioner Jeffrey B. Miller said Monday.

Eleven of those who died were not wearing seat belts. Fifty-two accidents — including four of the fatalities — were alcohol-related, Miller said.

Troopers issued 4,467 speeding citations, charged 209 people with driving under the influence and cited 34 for not securing children in safety seats.

One person was killed and 209 injured in 628 motor vehicle accidents during last year’s Easter weekend.

is a former freelancer.

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