During the month of February 2013, fifteen persons were killed in traffic crashes on Nebraska

During the month of February 2013, fifteen persons were killed in traffic crashes on Nebraska

roadways, according to data collected by the Nebraska Department of Roads.

¨             These 15 fatalities occurred in 15 crashes

¨          Eleven of the 13 vehicle occupants killed were not using safety belts

¨             Two fatalities occurred on the interstate, six happened on non-interstate highways, and

seven took place on local roads

¨             Ten of the fatalities occurred in rural locations

¨             Nine of the fatal crashes were single vehicle run-off-road accidents

¨             Two of the fatalities were pedestrians