Highway Deaths Down in 2009 

100 people have been killed on Maine highways so far this year – the lowest total to this point in at least 16 years.Those numbers come from the State Police.Last year, 114 highway deaths had been recorded in Maine throughthe Labor Day holiday weekend, and in 2007 the total was 108. By comparison, there were 141 road deaths in both 2003 and 2004 preceding Labor Day.