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Troopers respond to 281 accidents on long weekend

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HARTFORD, CT (AP) -

Connecticut State Police said they responded to 281 accidents on the state's roadways over the holiday weekend.
    
Troopers increased manpower for patrols in an operation that ran from Friday until Labor Day.
    
Authorities say police made 59 arrests for driving under the influence and issued citations for 2,151 speeding violations.
    
Of the 281 accidents police say 59 involved injuries and one crash in Vernon was fatal.

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