Nearly a dozen people died in crashes on Ohio's roads during the extended New Year's holiday weekend.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol says there were 11 deaths in crashes during the five-day period from Dec. 28, 2018 through Jan. 1, 2019.
Troopers say 6 people who died were not wearing a seat belt.
Four of the deaths were OVI-related.
In 2017, six people died on Ohio's roads during the four-day New Year's weekend.
Over the 2018/2019 New Year's holiday weekend Troopers made nearly 450 OVI arrests and more than 230 drug arrests.
They also issued more than 950 safety-belt citations.
For 2018, 1,063 people died on Ohio's roads, which is down 10 percent from 2017.