The Nebraska Department of Roads has released its traffic fatality toll for the month of February 2014.

During the month of February 2014, sixteen persons were killed in traffic crashes on Nebraska
roadways, according to data collected by the Nebraska Department of Roads.


¨             These 16 fatalities occurred in 13 crashes

¨          Nine of the 16 vehicle occupants killed were not using safety belts      

¨             Three fatalities occurred on the Interstate, four happened on non-Interstate highways, and

nine took place on local roads

¨             Fifteen of the fatalities occurred in rural locations

¨             Seven of the 13 fatal collisions were single vehicle run-off-the-road crashes

¨             One of the fatalities occurred in a motor vehicle-train crash