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news Worthington, 56187

Worthington Minnesota 300 11th Street / P.O. Box 639 56187

WORTHINGTON -- More than 650 vehicles were stopped on Interstate 90 on Thursday during a joint traffic enforcement activity involving the Minnesota State Patrol and the South Dakota Highway Patrol.

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Lt. Mike Wedin, of the Minnesota State Patrol, said motorists noticed an increased presence by law enforcement throughout the day, and he hoped that prevented motor vehicle crashes and encouraged safe driving.

During the day, there were four non-injury crashes and one injury crash in the enforcement area, which stretched from Chamberlain, S.D., to Fairmont.

Among the stats released by the state patrol, there were 90 arrests and 237 warnings for speeding; two arrests and one warning for stop sign violation; 22 arrests and 33 warnings for seatbelt violations; 12 arrests and 14 warnings for driver's license; 11 arrests and 38 warnings for insurance; 11 arrests and zero warnings for drugs; one driving under the influence arrest and no alcohol arrests.

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