TOMAH, Wisconsin (WXOW) - Tomah Police are joining law enforcement agencies around the state in a crackdown on drunk driving.
Officers will begin the enforcement effort starting August 17 through the Labor Day weekend into September 3.
According to Sergeant Scott Holum, 225 people were killed and nearly 3,000 injured in alcohol related crashes in the state last year.
More than 35,000 people were convicted of drunk driving as well.
Sgt. Holum states that drunk driving is entirely preventable. He gives a simple message to anyone found under the influence: "If you're driving while impaired, we will arrest you."
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