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DUI-Related Fatalities on San Diego Roads Down Over New Year's Eve: CHP

One person was killed in a DUI-related crashes over New Year's Eve weekend, according to the latest numbers from the California Highway Patrol (CHP). 

The death is down from the 2015-2016 New Year weekend, where two people were killed in DUI-related crashes. 

Across the County, CHP officers arrested 26 drivers for DUI over the weekend, down from the 30 arrests during the same time period last year. 

Statewide, CHP officers arrested 530 drivers for driving under the influence, down from 566 arrests during the same time period in 2015. 

Deaths as a result of DUI-related crashes stayed stagnant: twelve people have died this weekend, the same statewide number in the 2015/2016 weekend. 

CHP officials are expected to release an updated batch of numbers for the entirety of this weekend. 

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