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Photos: Ten Colorado counties with the drunkest drunk drivers

Yesterday, we posted about the

ten Colorado counties with the most DUIs

in 2012, using statistics from the

NoDUIColorado.org

website. But in addition to bust numbers, the site determines the average blood alcohol content of arrestees in each county. That allows us to figure out which county's drunk drivers are the drunkest -- and the worst is at well over double the .08 BAC standard for intoxication. Terrifying. The list includes some outlying, sparsely populated places, but the top spot is taken by one of the metro area's largest. Count them down below.

Number 10-9 (tie): Adams CountyAverage blood alcohol content: 1.62.Number 10-9 (tie): Pueblo CountyAverage blood alcohol content: 1.62.Continue to keep counting down the ten Colorado counties with the drunkest drunk drivers.Number 8-7 (tie): Teller CountyAverage blood alcohol content: 1.67.Number 8-7 (tie): El Paso CountyAverage blood alcohol content: 1.67.Continue to keep counting down the ten Colorado counties with the drunkest drunk drivers.Number 6: Mesa CountyAverage blood alcohol content: 1.68.Number 5-3 (tie): Crowley CountyAverage blood alcohol content: 1.69.Continue to keep counting down the ten Colorado counties with the drunkest drunk drivers.Number 5-3 (tie): Bent CountyAverage blood alcohol content: 1.69.Number 5-3 (tie): Otero CountyAverage blood alcohol content: 1.69.Continue to keep counting down the ten Colorado counties with the drunkest drunk drivers.Number 2-1 (tie): Gilpin CountyAverage blood alcohol content: 1.72. Number 2-1 (tie): Jefferson CountyAverage blood alcohol content: 1.72.

More from our News archive: "Drunk driving: How much does it cost to get a first DUI in Colorado?"

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