Final 2012 traffic crash report: 395 killed on Minnesota roads; up 7 percent

June 23, 2013 at 9:08 am in Alexandria Echo Press

A mild winter, a slight increase in miles traveled and a spike in motorcyclist deaths in 2012 are a few of the reasons Minnesota had its first increase in traffic deaths since 2007. The 395 traffic deaths in 2012 is a 7 percent increase from 2011 (368), yet represents a 40 percent decrease in deaths from a decade ago. Continue Reading