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PIKESVILLE, Md. (AP) — Maryland State Police say they arrested more than 100 people for drunken driving around the Thanksgiving holiday.

Police say troopers arrested 113 suspected drunk drivers from Wednesday through Sunday. Most of the arrests were in Baltimore County.

Authorities say troopers also responded to 284 traffic crashes, and investigated five fatal crashes in which six people were killed. The crashes were in Frederick, Washington, Harford and Queen Anne’s counties.

Troopers issued a total of more than 10,000 traffic citations and warnings over the holiday period.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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