traffic fatalities http://apr.org en State Troopers Investigate 3 Fatal Weekend Crashes http://apr.org/post/state-troopers-investigate-3-fatal-weekend-crashes <p></p><p>Alabama State Troopers say none of the three people who died in Memorial Day weekend crashes were wearing seatbelts.</p><p>Sgt. Steve Jarrett said in a statement Tuesday that state troopers investigated three fatal wrecks between Friday evening and early Monday morning. Jarrett says traffic fatalities were reported in Jackson, Shelby and Wilcox counties.</p><p>Jarrett says during last year's Memorial Day weekend travel period, troopers investigated two traffic fatalities involving motorcyclists.</p> Tue, 27 May 2014 21:05:55 +0000 The Associated Press 52759 at http://apr.org State Troopers Investigate 3 Fatal Weekend Crashes 6 Killed On Ala. Highways During Labor Day Weekend http://apr.org/post/6-killed-ala-highways-during-labor-day-weekend <p></p><p>Alabama Department of Public Safety officials say six people were killed in car crashes during Labor Day weekend.</p><p>Department spokeswoman Robyn Litchfield says state troopers investigated five accidents that left six people dead between 6 p.m. Friday and midnight on Monday.</p><p>Litchfield says the accidents happened in Blount, Chambers, DeKalb, Limestone and Marengo counties.</p><p>Officials say alcohol factored into at least one of the five crashes.</p> Wed, 04 Sep 2013 21:43:31 +0000 The Associated Press 37265 at http://apr.org 6 Killed On Ala. Highways During Labor Day Weekend