Data from Finder.com identifies the deadliest cities and states to drive in this holiday weekend. (Photo: Shutterstock)

As the unofficial mark of summer’s end, Labor Day weekend will be celebrated by Americans across the country with parties and weekend trips. According to data from Finder.com and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Labor Day weekend is the fourth deadliest weekend to be on the road.

Data analysts at Finder.com surveyed fatality data for 42 states collected by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration from 2011 to 2016 which found that Labor Day averages 298 deaths on the road each year, peaking in 2016 with 321 fatal accidents.

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Danielle Ling

Danielle Ling is an experienced video journalist and business reporter. As associate editor, Danielle manages all multimedia and reports on industry news and risk-related coverage, managing all weather-related content. A University of Maryland and Philip Merrill College of Journalism alum, Danielle previously served as a video journalist for Verizon FiOS 1 News NJ, Push Pause. Connect with Danielle on LinkedIn or email her at [email protected].

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