The North Dakota Highway Patrol will conduct a sobriety checkpoint beginning at 8 p.m. Friday, July 3, at a predetermined location in Walsh County, according to a release from NDHP. Saturation patrols will be conducted in both Walsh and Grand Forks counties throughout the day on Saturday, July 4.

There have been 34 fatal crashes in North Dakota so far this year through June 19, resulting in 34 fatalities. Ten of those fatal crashes, or 29.4%, involved a driver whose blood alcohol content was over the legal limit of .08%, the release states.

Results of the sobriety checkpoint will be released early next week.

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