Published: Jan 10, 2011 8:23 PM EST
Updated: Jan 10, 2011 5:23 PM EST

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Preliminary results show that last year Florida had a 30-year low of traffic crash fatalities.

Florida Highway Patrol says Monday that there were 2,430 traffic crash fatalities in 2010. This number is lowest the state has had since 1978. This number is also an annual decrease of more than five percent. In 2009 there were, 2,563 traffic fatalities.

The final count for 2010 will available later this year.