Troopers release stats', nine die during 4th of July travel period

The Alabama State Troopers haveannounced that during the fourth of July holiday safety period, which ranWednesday, July 4, to Sunday, July 8, Alabama State Troopers investigated 386traffic crashes, resulting in 161 injuries and nine deaths.

Also, during this year's fourth of Julysafety period, troopers issued 3,708 citations for speeding, 1,517 citationsfor seat belt/child restraint violations, made 97 DUI arrests and assisted 357motorists.