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Local Highways Claim Three Lives In 36 Hours, 208 DUI Arrests

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Over this year's Memorial Day Weekend holiday, three traffic-related deaths were recorded on LA County highways in the first 36 hours, notes California Highway Patrol reports the Daily News. From 6:01 p.m. on Friday to Sunday at 6 a.m., six traffic-related fatalities were recorded statewide, one less than the previous year.

Also this weekend In Los Angeles County, CHP arrested 230 motorists on DUI suspicion, compared with 208 last year, reports the Daily News. Statewide, there were 897 DUI arrests, down from last year's total of 1,029, notes the CHP.