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Michele Spring Reporting:

(Thursday, January 03, 2019) New Philadelphia, Ohio – The New Philadelphia Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol reports zero fatalities during the New Year Holiday reporting period.

Lt. Mark Glennon said traffic crash fatalities decreased in 2018.

“We didn’t have any major traffic crashes during the reporting period, which ran from Friday the 28th all the way through the 1st.”

The New Philadelphia Post made 93 enforcement stops, 7 OVI arrests, and 17 traffic crashes.

Statewide, the OSP reports 11 traffic deaths. Six fatalities were the result of not wearing a seatbelt and four were OVI-related.

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