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11 killed on VA highways over Thanksgiving weekend

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RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) -

Virginia State Police are reporting a total of 11 deaths on Virginia highways from traffic accidents during the 2013 Thanksgiving Holiday. Eight of the 11 people killed were not wearing seatbelts.

Police say they responded to a total of 1,140 traffic accidents between 12:01 a.m. Wednesday to midnight Sunday.

Last year, 14 people were killed over the holiday weekend - the highest it's been since 2009, when 16 people were killed.

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