Valdosta Daily Times

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June 10, 2007

Georgia State Patrol reports

Lowndes County

State troopers from the Valdosta Post of the Georgia State Patrol investigated 97 traffic crashes in May in Lowndes County. Sgt. 1st Class L. Carl Taylor said the traffic crashes resulted in 47 injuries and one traffic death.

Taylor said troopers from Post 31 also issued 500 traffic citations. The total includes 14 arrests for driving under the influence, 224 citations for speeding, 76 seat belt violations, and seven child restraint violations. Troopers also issued 433 warnings.



Echols County

State troopers from the Valdosta Post of the Georgia State Patrol investigated two traffic crashes in of May in Echols County.

Taylor said troopers from Post 31 also issued 26 traffic citations in the county during the month. The total includes 12 citations for speeding, one seat belt violation and one child restraint violation. Troopers also issued 34 warnings.



Lanier County

State troopers from the Valdosta Post of the Georgia State Patrol investigated six traffic crashes in May in Lanier County. Sgt. 1st Class L. Carl Taylor said the traffic crashes resulted in 12 injuries.

Taylor said troopers from Post 31 also issued 57 traffic citations in the county during the month. The total includes one arrest for driving under the influence, 26 citations for speeding, eight seat belt violations and five child restraint violations. Troopers also issued 61 warnings.



Brooks County

State troopers from the Valdosta Post of the Georgia State Patrol investigated 16 traffic crashes in May in Brooks County. Sgt. 1st Class L. Carl Taylor said the traffic crashes resulted in 10 injuries and one death.

Taylor said troopers from Post 31 also issued 96 traffic citations. The total includes one arrest for driving under the influence, 35 citations for speeding, 20 seat belt violations, and five child restraint violation. Troopers also issued 95 warnings.



Clinch County

The Georgia State Patrol at Waycross announced that four traffic accidents in Clinch County were investigated during the month of May. These accidents resulted in four injuries and one death.

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