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OVI checkpoint Friday night in Dayton

The checkpoint was from 7 to 11 p.m. in the North Gettysburg Avenue and Kings Highway area. State law requires law enforcement to announce times and locations of sobriety checkpoints.

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The OVI Task Force aims to reduce the amount of drug- and alcohol-related crashes, injuries and fatalities in Montgomery County.

Over the Memorial Day holiday weekend, task force officers urge residents who plan to drink alcohol to designate a sober driver or make other arrangements to get home safely.

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There were 584 alcohol-related and 236 drug-related crash in Montgomery in 2019, according to the task force. Of those, 13 were deadly.

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