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KAREN KASLER / STATEHOUSE NEWS BUREAU

Ohio’s roads were safer during the 2017 Christmas and New Year holidays than last year.

 

The State Highway Patrol says five crashes resulted in five deaths from Dec. 22nd to Christmas Day. That’s less than half of the 14 deaths registered in the same window in 2016.

Former Akron Police Chief James Nice
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