Troopers increase patrols for Memorial Day weekend

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Connecticut State Police are increasing patrols throughout this Memorial Day weekend.

From midnight on Friday through Sunday morning, troopers issued 367 speeding violations to drivers and 428 seatbelt tickets.

Troopers also made 17 DUI arrests.

Police continue to warn drivers to use caution on the roads. They say that of the 200 car accidents that occurred so far this weekend, two were fatal.

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