August 31st, 2003
Traffic accidents have claimed the lives of at least 7 people in Missouri over this long holiday weekend.
The latest fatalities occurred in a single car crash yesterday morning in Franklin county.
The highway patrol says 22 year old Casey Galasso, of Balwin, and 26 year old Jason Faigle, of Hillsboro, died when the car they were in skidded across the center lane, ran off the road and hit a tree.
Last year, 10 people were killed in traffic crashes during the Labor Day holiday weekend.