TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) -- According to the Mississippi Highway Patrol, there were five fatalities reported during the three day Labor Day holiday weekend.
Troopers with the Mississippi Highway Patrol investigated 139 accidents across the state, with one in the WTVA viewing area, that resulted in one person being injured.
Investigators say five of those accidents were alcohol related.
Out of the 135 accidents investigated, 51 people were injured.