Minnesota figures show more than 300 roadway deaths so far this year
ST. PAUL -- More than 300 people have died on Minnesota roads so far this year, an increase over 2017 figures by Oct. 22, preliminary numbers released Monday by the state said.
Twenty-nine pedestrian deaths have been reported, matching 2017 figures to date, the DPS said.
Ninety-three people have died this year as a result of alcohol-related crashes.
So far, 33 fatalities have been reported in October, making it the fifth most-deadliest month in the state.
Crashes by month
Minnesota traffic fatalities
Source: Department of Public Safety Office of Traffic Safety