For the first time since 2002, only one person died while traveling Oregon roads during Labor Day weekend. Saturday night, a woman traveling highway 224 crashed her motorcycle into a tree in Clackamas County. Typically, the holiday is the deadliest on Oregon roads with as many as 17 deaths occurring in 1978. While no Labor Day weekend has been without a traffic fatality, there have been four occasions where only one has died in a vehicle accident- 1999,2001, 2002 and now 2013.
54 DUII arrests were made over the weekend, slightly more than the 2012 figure of 51. Seven DUII arrests each were made out of the Sprignfield and Albany Area command offices.