MONROE COUNTY -- Traffic was extremely heavy in the Florida Keys Saturday with road deputies reporting large back-ups caused by road work on Duck Key and heavy holiday traffic between mile markers 99 and 102.

Twenty-three accidents -- mostly minor with no injuries -- were reported between Friday and Sunday morning, including:

• An accident at mile marker 101.4 involving three vehicles. Three people were transported to Mariners Hospital.

• A single vehicle motorcycle accident that killed the driver Sunday morning at the corner of 4th Street and East Shore Drive on Summerland Key.