Michigan State Police: Traffic Deaths Dropped in 2017

State police say traffic deaths dropped in 2017, but alcohol and drug related crashes are still a problem.

The stats show more than 1,000 people died in crashes last year.

That’s the second straight year deadly crashes have reached four figures in Michigan.

The number of alcohol-involved deadly crashes jumped 32 percent.

State police say that rise could be because of better data collecting than in previous years.