Officers out in force looking for impaired drivers this Halloween

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KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Plan on partying on Halloween, make sure you have a designated driver.

Oregon State Police and county and local law enforcement agencies will be out in force this Halloween looking for unsafe and impaired driving on our roadways.

Two people were killed last year on Halloween night in Oregon, and statistics show between 1998 and 2008, 90 percent of the fatalities on Halloween night in Oregon involved alcohol or drugs, and 52 percent of all national fatalities on Halloween night involved a drunk driver.