Seven people died in traffic crashes during the 2021 Labor Day holiday weekend in the State of Missouri. Last year, there were 18 fatalities.
The 2021 counting period for the Labor Day holiday ran from 6 pm on Friday through 11:59 pm Monday.
Statewide, there were 351 crashes with 103 injuries and 7 fatalities. Troopers made 108 DWI arrests and 71 drug arrests.
The Patrol also reports 7 boating crashes which resulted in 4 injuries and 1 fatality. Six BWI arrests were made.
The boating fatality occurred on Table Rock Lake where a 14-year old female died when her watercraft was struck by another boat.