According to numbers from the Georgia State Patrol this year’s Labor Day weekend saw more traffic deaths than anyother holiday weekend in sometime.

Reports said that 18 traffic fatalities occured this year.

Last year there were only 4 fatalities reported.

One of the fatalities occurred Saturday afternoon in Bartow County.  A 49-year old White woman, Lillie Verhine,  died in a single-vehicle wreck on Bells Ferry Road.