There was a high death toll on Virginia roads during the Christmas and New Year’s holiday period, State Police say 20 people were killed in 19 separate crashes. The figures for Christmas were taken from 12:01 a.m. December 21st until midnight December 25th. During those five days, nine accidents claimed ten lives. At least one of those was alcohol-related, and at least three were killed while not wearing a seat belt. Ten people died in ten crashes during the New Year’s holiday that ran from 12:01 a.m. December 28th through midnight New Year’s Day. State Police say at least two of those crashes were alcohol-related. Three people killed during that timeframe were not buckled up.