Pedestrian Fatalities – Report on State by State

Dear Care for Crash Victims Community Members:

Findings include:

*  Pedestrian Deaths as a percent of Total Traffic Fatalities have risen from 11% to 15% over the years 2005 – 2014

*  Pedestrian Deaths remain about 4,800 year – or 13 deaths every average day in the U.S.A. today.

*  72% of Pedestrian fatalities by Light Level occurred in the Dark in 2014.

*   49% of Pedestrian Deaths in 2013 involved alcohol (34% Pedestrian, 15% Driver) in 2013.

 *  74% of Pedestrian Deaths in 2014 were at Non-Intersection locations in 2014.
*  State Rates and Rankings of Pedestrian Fatalities per 100,000 population in 2014 ranged from 3.55 (New Mexico) to 0.27 (Minnesota) with a U.S. Average of 1.53.
Sincere thanks to a subscriber for sharing this Report with us.
Hopefully the media will share this information of life or death importance with the wider public.

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