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Lives Lost in Traffic Crashes in 2022

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         Amirah Imaani Strong, Amy James Shanaa, Xavier M Little, David Charles Sokolik, Tony Smith-El, Quinn Jeffrey Milles, Kevin Craig Caldwell, Nathan Edward Williams, Priyanshi Subba, Robert John Nguyen, Adam Duane Meffert, Scottie Dale Heckel, Morgan Taylor Avenson, John William Brooks, Charlie Mo Alleman, Clemente Garcia, Vernon Ferdinand Rutzen, Razak Rahi Kallon, Jack Riley Windels, Robert Westly Smith, Youssef Moustapha Fakhreddine, Martin Scott Hahn, Richard Fay Judy, Hudson Sawyer Allen, Jacob Allan Laurion, Steven John Koslucher, Braxton Charles Sorenson, Gary Roland Peterson, Barbara Helen Wright, Erick Eduardo Fuentes Cervantes, Julio Cesar Estrada Ramirez, Anita Elaine Haller, Brandon Young, John Herman Terfehr, Wesley Leon Raudabough, Andrew John Sinderman, Jessica Maria Jimenez, Shirley Emma Friebe, Steve Owen Meyer, Robert Charles Correll, Shirley Ann Gatzke, Kristy Jo Fenimore, Rebecca Louise Wangen Kahn, Jesse Daniel Hooper, Phoua Thao Hang, Walter Eugene Hicks, William Jon Barfknecht, Adam Matthew Madsen, Eric David Nordstrom, Dalia Zuniga, Alexis Haylee Covey, Nicolasa Tolentina Bernabe-Lopez, Jonathan Lee Larson, Wayne Gene Ward, Eric Anthony Tonn, Joseph Anthony Bernstetter, Timothy Luis Vincent, George Marvin Hough, David Anthony Mclean, Dustin Edward Lehman, Melanie Valencia, Justin M Ecker, Carol Catherine Ecker, Sebastien Jakob Blondo, Heather Laverne Germain, Ashley Marissa Arnland, Rachel Lynn Nesseth, Joni Lynn Dahl, Kurtis Michael Zomok, Kenneth Walton Fritze, Brett Alan Delhanty, Tina Marie Hallet, Casey Roland Jones, Gary Richard Lussier, Hangasu Abdurkadir Jillo, Jeffrey Allan Sonszalla, Sandra Jane Wetterlind, Lashonda Felisia Austin, Cole Andrew Falconer, Martha Lilian Llanos Rodriguez, Daniel Joseph Fisher, Brian Edward Harper, Gordon Lee Preuss, Michael Allen Bjorklund, Brian Thomas Williams, Gene Allen Elvehjem, Arianna Mae Vos, Ryan Mitchel Hebrink, Stephanie Rose Tomann, Cheryl Ann Stauffer, Kevin Dean Ruddy, Darryl Donald Klapel, James Verner Wickoren, John Richard Bolduc, Jill Lynn Jarvi, Joshua Scott Almendinger, Karen Lynn Weldon, Joseph Daniel Heim, Nicholas David Wivinus, Troy Josef Tabor, Nathan Earl Austin, William Donald Borcerding, Tracy Lynn Frost, William Gilbert Christianson, Leroy Robert Sausman, Katie Marie Yaunick, Genaro Martinez Diaz, Priyanshi Subba, Brandon Wesley Houtsma, Scott Arlyn Johnson, Hunter Lee Robertson, Kent Arden Erickson, Jack Andrew O'Neil, Cleve Moses Brown, Payton Aaron Larson, Carol Jean Gramentz, Sharon Beth Berglund, Ronald Leroy Karg, Wesley Walter Paulsen, Ramon Lee Crews, Judith Martha Johnson, Luis Adrian Morales Garcia, Nancy Louise Mollhoff, Esther Hope Connolly, Kelly Gene Avelsgard, Tyler Kenneth Koopmeiners, Daniel John Theisen, Dean Allen Luczynski, Clay Joseph Nystrom, William Keith Schwandt, Sandip Tamang, Bret Dennis Christopherson, Michael Allen Fifield, Stephanie Lynn Hagfors, Trevor Scott May, Patricia Ann Meyer, Ann Marie Horsch, Jared Joseph Jones, Michael John Holthaus, Orlo Anthony Balcer, Joel Oscar Bigelow, Christopher Lee Rousseau, Joshua James Kraft, Austin John Grosam, Stephen John Olson, Susan Marie Jenkins, Troy Douglas Miest, Gamal Mahmoud Elalfy, Jason Taylor Kamrowski, Donald Paul Behsman, Armin Lee Olson, Michael Allen Boisjolie, Leo Donald Elyea, Sydney Nicole Kohner, Charles Anthony Flocken, Cynthia Sophia Gomez, Robin Jennifer Grigsby, Tyler David McCloskey, Jerald Edward Fix, Wade Edward Lund, Shawn Micheal Lemburg, Earl Christopher Anderson, Leonard Carl Malberg, Daniel Leary Clark, Leah Joy Sarko, James Leroy Gander, Arlys Geraldine Hendrickson, Jeffrey Scott Kuchar, Michelle Marie Beier, Brenda Lee Schaaf, Jacob Jeffrey Starck, Tyler Adam Bonin, Sheila Marie Harel, Unique Sincere Beaulieu, Spencer Thomas Olson, Mark Kevin Richardson, Frank Ebo Eshun, Stephanie Marie Wesley, Jason Alexander Cobb, Joan Marie Hennek, Jeffrey Joe Blom, Joseph Edward Mazurkiewicz, Rick Lane Braun, Jack Kevin Dailey, Srey Tuy, Kweiwu Fang, Bradley Dean Oachs, Isiah Desmond Valle-Kirk, Frances Mary Morinville, Richard Michael Detviler, Bruce George Varner, David William Frye, Eri Nakamura, Arlan Velgene Nelson, Alan Alexander Caraveo, Louie L Slominski, Waldemar Eswein, Jeffrey Duane Weihe, Grace Katherine Olson, Patricia Ann Lemke, Randal Lee Miller, Michelle Marie Quackenboss, Ronald Francis Weber, Cassandra Marie Dolecki, Khalid Ali Mohamed, Neil Cutbank, Tucker Joseph Rautio, Debra Sue Mursch, Matthew Ryan Peter, Kristen Amber Miller, Teri Lyn Nicholas, Elbert Cornelle Robinson, Joshua Broich Wettschreck, Joseph Mathias Greeman, Susan Ann Bye-Elyea, Thomas Mark Bauer, David Jefferson Ward, Robin Elaine Matthys-Arnold

Reported names as of August 2022.

​This year: 343 deaths on Minnesota roads. Prevent tragedy. Drive smart.

Preliminary as of Oct. 7.

What's New?


Minnesota State Patrol to grow even better through 30x30 initiative

​​Female troopers, capitol security officers and support staff at a table during a meetingMinnesota State Patrol’s Col. Matt Langer signed a pledge last week to increase the number of female troopers and support staff to 30 percent by 2030.​

Why are more women needed? Diverse perspectives and experiences make policing organizations better.

Learn more in our latest DPS Blog.​​

Experiencing domestic violence? Help is available.

​​ Domestic Violence Awareness MonthDomestic violence affects families in every corner of our state. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM).

  • We will be sharing information and resources throughout October on our Facebook page.

  • Experiencing domestic abuse, sexual violence, or sex trafficking? Contact the Minnesota Day One Crisis Line at 866-223-1111 or by text at 612-399-9995. More info: dayoneservices.org.

  • DPS' Office of Justice Programs also has information available for crime victims.​

Receive your new ID at the counter, instead of in the mail, through a DVS pilot program

A DVS staff member working on a computer at a customer service deskStarting today, Minnesotans can get a new driver's license over the counter at two driver's license offices.

A pilot program will let DVS issue your license immediately, rather than sending it in the mail. The program runs through June 30, 2023, and is limited to just those two locations.

Learn more in this DPS Blog​.​​

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