7 In Missouri die in traffic wrecks during holiday weekend - KMOV.com

7 In Missouri die in traffic wrecks during holiday weekend

ST. LOUIS (KMOV) -- Seven people in Missouri died in traffic accidents over the Memorial Day weekend, the Missouri State Highway Patrol announced Tuesday.

That's three more than the number of people who died in wrecks last year during the three-day weekend, officials said.

During the same time period, 184 people were arrested by the Missouri State Highway Patrol for driving while intoxicated, 51 more than 2011.

There were no boating fatalities during this year's holiday weekend, though 24 people were arrested for boating while intoxicated.

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