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Jean Knight, manager of Lake Havasu Metropolitan Planning Organization, points to trouble spots on a crash map Thursday at the traffic safety workshop presented by Western Arizona Council of Governments.

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515 Fatalities: The carnage has been severe on Western Arizona highways

Traffic fatalities in Mohave and La Paz counties are climbing at 10 percent to 15 percent a year, with the number jumping more than 50 percent in 2015, according to a study aimed at identifying trouble spots in the two counties.