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6 killed in Christmas weekend crashes in MO

(Source: Raycom Media) (Source: Raycom Media)
MISSOURI (KFVS) -

Of the 260 crashes investigated by the Missouri State Highway Patrol over the holiday weekend, six people were killed in five of those crashes.

The holiday weekend runs from 6 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 23 until 11:59 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 26.

One of those deadly crashes happened near Doniphan on Dec. 26. A Texas man was killed when his vehicle ran through an intersection and hit a ditch.

68 people were arrested by troopers for driving while impaired.

Another 40 were arrested on drug charges.

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