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MHP to begin Memorial Day enforcement period on Friday

State troopers will be out in full force during the Memorial Day holiday period to keep motorists safe.

Posted: May 28, 2019 10:40 AM

Update 05/28/19MHP: 1 death reported during the Memorial Day period

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JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) - The Mississippi Highway Patrol will start its Memorial Day enforcement period on Friday at midnight.

The period will end on Monday at midnight.

During the 2018 Memorial Day period, state troopers investigated 156 crashes including one death.

Troopers will be using safety checkpoints to promote seatbelt usage and remove impaired drivers from roadways.

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