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.