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MHP Troop J releases partial holiday patrol numbers

MHP officers will be on the roads patrolling this holiday weekend. Source: WDAM MHP officers will be on the roads patrolling this holiday weekend. Source: WDAM
PINE BELT (WDAM) -

The Mississippi Highway Patrol Troop J has had a busy weekend on Pine Belt highways. 

According to Public Information Officer Brent Barfield, Troop J has issued 370 citations since the holiday patrol began on Friday.

Barfield said Troop J has responded to 18 accidents, and two fatalities. 

The fatalities were in Lamar County. 

The patrol period continues until midnight Monday.

Barfield said all Troop J troopers will be on patrol until then, and encourages drivers to stay safe as they travel. 

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