By Kitty Bottemiller / Green Valley News
GREEN VALLEY, AZ - Operation Guardian Angel, a safe-driving campaign launched in July to reduce fatalities along Interstate 19, came to a quiet end recently after staffing shifts and a series of incidents elsewhere compelled DPS officials to re-evaluate resources.
The campaign appeared to be effective. Of 12 fatal collisions along the 63-mile, Tucson-to-Nogales interstate in 2011, nine occurred between January and July.
State Department of Public Safety spokesman Raul Molina said the campaign is largely responsible for the marked decline.
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