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Published December 14, 2009, 02:32 PM

2009 to be one of the deadliest years on ND highways

(WDAY TV) - 2009 is shaping up to be one of the deadliest years on North Dakota highways.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

(WDAY TV) - 2009 is shaping up to be one of the deadliest years on North Dakota highways.

As of November 30th, there have been 133 traffic deaths in the state. That's already almost 30-percent more than 2008.

Alcohol was a part of at least 40-percent of those crashes. Police say distracted driving is also a major concern. The record for traffic fatalities is 148 set back in 1982.

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