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Dubuque County: dramatic increase in traffic deaths in Iowa this year

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The Dubuque County Sheriff's Office participated in a statewide traffic enforcement effort over the July 4 holiday weekend.

According to the sheriff's office, the state has seen a dramatic increase in traffic fatalities for the year, roughly 185. Dubuque County says that number is over 50 more than last year at this time.

The results of the enforcement project from Dubuque County, from July 1 through July 5, show three OWI citations, 32 speed citations, one felony arrest, one narcotics arrest, along with other offenses.

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