The Minnesota Department of Public Safety Reports 167 people died on Minnesota roads between Memorial Day and Labor day.

Preliminary reports show the highest number of fatalities, 47, were related to speed. Another 35 deaths were alcohol related and D-P-S says unbelted motorists accounted for 29 more deaths. The total deaths on Minnesota roads in all of 20-21 is now 321…That is a 25 percent increase over last year at this same time and a 30 percent jump from 2019.