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Nebraska City News-Press - Nebraska City, NE
  • MARCH TRAFFIC FATALITY TOLL for Nebraska

  • During the month of March 2013, seven persons were killed in traffic crashes on Nebraska roadways, according to data collected by the Nebraska Department of Roads.
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  • During the month of March 2013, seven persons were killed in traffic crashes on Nebraska roadways, according to data collected by the Nebraska Department of Roads.
     
    ¨             These 7 fatalities occurred in 7 crashes
    ¨          Four of the six vehicle occupants killed were not using safety belts
    ¨             Two fatalities occurred on the interstate, three happened on non-interstate highways, and
    two took place on local roads
    ¨             Five of the fatalities occurred in rural locations
    ¨             Four of the fatal crashes were single vehicle run-off-road accidents
    ¨             Four of the fatalities were age 16 to 24
    ¨             One of the fatalities was a pedestrian
      ¨       There were 15 fatalities in March of 2012. ¨       37 of the 43 vehicle occupants killed during 2013 (86.1%) were not wearing safety belts.

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