AP IMPACT: Fracking boom exacts little-known price: higher fatalities on some US roads

  • by: JONATHAN FAHEY , Associated Press
  • Updated: May 5, 2014 - 2:05 PM

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — Booming production of oil and natural gas has exacted a little-known price on some of the nation's roads, contributing to a spike in traffic fatalities in states where many streets and highways are choked with large trucks and heavy drilling equipment.

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