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Tennessee traffic fatalities drop
Warren County has six deadly crashes in 2014
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There were 961 vehicular deaths on Tennessee roadways in 2014, according to preliminary figures released yesterday by the Tennessee Highway Patrol.That’s a drop from 995 fatalities in 2013, and 1,014 deaths on Tennessee roads in 2012.Warren County saw its number of traffic-related deaths fall as well. There were six people killed on Warren County roadways in 2014 in six different accidents.That’s a drastic reduction from 2012 and 2013 when 14 people were killed each year in Warren County.“For the amount of traffic we have in this area, six fatalities is an extremely low number,” said Highway Patrol Lt. Billy Prater, who oversees Warren County. “What has hurt us in years past is when multiple people were killed in one accident.