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Nebraska City News-Press - Nebraska City, NE
  • Nebraska monthly traffic fatality report

  • During the month of April 2013, eleven 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 April 2013, eleven persons were killed in traffic crashes on Nebraska roadways, according to data collected by the Nebraska Department of Roads.
     
    ¨             These 11 fatalities occurred in 10 crashes
    ¨          Eight of the ten vehicle occupants killed were not using safety belts
    ¨             Three fatalities occurred on the interstate, four happened on non-interstate highways, and
    four took place on local roads
    ¨             Ten of the fatalities occurred in rural locations
    ¨             Six of the fatal crashes were single vehicle rollovers
    ¨             One of the fatalities was a motorcyclist
    ¨             One of the fatal crashes was a collision with a deer
    ¨       There were 11 fatalities in April of 2012.
    ¨       45 of the 53 vehicle occupants killed during 2013 (84.9%) were not wearing safety belts.

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