Mississippi Highway Patrol troopers stayed busy throughout the Christmas weekend as they issued more than 6,000 citations and responded to 174 crashes across the state.

The Christmas holiday travel enforcement period ran from Thursday, Ded. 23 at 6 a.m. through midnight on Sunday, Dec. 26. During that time the highway patrol investigated 174 crashes statewide which resulted in 30 injuries including one person killed in a crash Jasper County.

Banner Independent Editor

Managing editor of the Daily Corinthian’s sister newspaper, Booneville’s Banner-Independent, Brant Sappington has been a member of the Daily Corinthian family since 2001.

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