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Man in deadly Grand Forks flight from police gets at least 20 years in prison

April 13, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Celso Garza, the East Grand Forks man whose flight from police on Columbia Road led to the death of two young adults, 21 and 19, and injuries to two others in June, will be serving at least 20 years in the state prison, a judge decided today. Continue Reading

Fatal car crashes involving teen drivers drop

October 21, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

The number of deaths tied to these accidents fell dramatically from about 2,200 in 2004 to 1,400 in 2008, said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report.
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Highway deaths fall to lowest level since 1950

September 9, 2010 in Worthington Daily Globe

WASHINGTON (AP) Traffic deaths have plummeted across the United States to levels not seen in more than a half century, spurred by technology, more safety-conscious drivers and tougher enforcement of drunken driving laws. Continue Reading