||MHP reports two fatalities during Labor Day weekend
JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) — The Mississippi Highway Patrol reports two fatalities on the state's highways during the Labor Day holiday period.
Troopers say the fatalities included Randy Brassell, 44, of Courtland who died in a traffic accident Saturday night on Highway 35 in Panola County.
The other fatality was reported in Claiborne County in south Mississippi.
The agency reported working 113 accidents during the period.
Troopers also made 137 DUI arrests between 6 p.m. Friday and Monday at midnight.
In all, 4018 traffic citations were written during the Labor Day holiday on the state's highways.