Nebraska City News-Press - Nebraska City, NE
  • February Traffic Fatality Toll

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