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State Patrol's DUI Task Force Gets Started Tonight

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Yakima, WASH-- The Washington State Patrol's new DUI task force for Yakima County goes into rotation tonight. 

The State Patrol decided to add three troopers to the district because of a high number of fatal accidents.  Four troopers have been assigned to a new unit that will specifically target drivers suspected of using drugs or alcohol.  They'll patrol areas with a high rate of fatal accidents like the lower valley.

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