MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (CBS Connecticut and AP) – Connecticut State Police have cited more than 700 drivers for speeding and hundreds more for other violations this holiday weekend.

Police say they’ve made 36 arrests for driving under the influence during the enforcement period that began around midnight on Friday.

Troopers are concentrating efforts on drunken driving violations, aggressive drivers, distracted drivers and speeding. Sobriety checkpoints and DUI patrols have been in place this weekend.

More than 300 accidents have been investigated as of 8 a.m. Monday. One fatality has been reported, along with 53 injuries.

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