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Officials to set up DWI checkpoints near boating areas for Fourth of July

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SOUTHEASTERN, NC (WECT) - The highway patrol, along with the Wildlife Resources Commission and ALE, will be cracking down on impaired drivers.

Officials will set up DWI checkpoints near recreational boating areas over the holiday.

Last year, the highway patrol investigated nearly 88 deadly crashes during the summer months due to impaired driving.

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