It's been a year since the speed limit change on I-20 has taken effect and fatal crashes are down.

According to NewsWest 9, the stretch of road runs 40 miles from FM 1208 and Moss Rd.

From 2015 to 2016 DPS troopers responded to 560 crashes on that area of I-20, of those nine were fatal.

Since lowering the speed limit from 75 to 65 a year ago only five crashes on I-20 in that area were fatal.