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The Michigan State Police have released its annual drunk driving audit.

 

Each year the state compiles the number of arrests, crashes and more that were alcohol or drug related.

 

Here in Mecosta County, there were 112 total arrests connected to drunk or drugged driving, 74 males and 38 females. The more eyeopening stat in the report is just three vehicle injury accidents last year related to operating while intoxicated. 

 

 

In Osceola County, numbers are even lower with 70 total arrests related to drunk or drugged driving. That included four alcohol related vehicle injury accidents and one fatal accident involving alcohol and one involving both alcohol and drugs.

 

For comparison, neighboring Isabella County had 492 arrests in connection to driving under the influence. 

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