DPS: 131 people died in 2010 drunken driving crashes
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Department of Public Safety Office of Traffic Safety has released 2010 figures showing that the number of alcohol-related crash deaths in Minnesota was the lowest on record. Last year, 131 motorists were killed in alcohol related crashes -- a 21 percent drop from the 166 deaths five years ago in 2006.
To-date in 2011, there have been 212 traffic deaths, compared to 265 at this time in 2010.
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