“Tragically, last year’s New Year’s holiday was the deadliest in nine years,” said Highway Patrol superintendent Colonel Richard S. Fambro. “Safety is a shared responsibility and we need your commitment to help make our roads safe.”
Last year, the highway patrol also arrested 309 people from driving while intoxicated.
Daniel Susco is a Dayton-area native and staff writer covering breaking news throughout the greater Dayton area. He holds a journalism degree from Ohio University and began writing for the Dayton Daily News, Hamilton Journal-News, Springfield News-Sun, and Dayton.com in 2019.