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Sobriety checkpoint set for Friday in Lorain County

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The Lorain County OVI Task Force announced today that it will conduct a sobriety checkpoint Friday in Elyria.

The checkpoint, funded by federal grant funds, is planned to deter and intercept impaired drivers. It will be held from 6 p.m. to midnight on Lake Avenue.

In 2017, Lorain County had 31 fatal crashes that resulted in 33 deaths,13 of which were alcohol or drug-related, according to a release from the task force.

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