State: Traffic fatalities down in 2014

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NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Department of Safety has released the preliminary number of traffic fatalities in Tennessee last year. The 2014 traffic fatality numbers include vehicular deaths reported by all Tennessee law enforcement agencies. Early figures indicated there were 961 vehicular deaths on Tennessee roadways in 2014. That’s the second lowest traffic fatality number since 1963 and the fifth time traffic deaths have dipped below 1,000 since that year.

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