Wisconsin Department of Transportation

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Weekly fatality report

As of November 23, 2014

November 2014 fatalities 28
October 2014 fatalities 43
2014 Year-to-date fatalities* 435
2014 Year-to-date fatal crashes* 394
2013 Year-to-date fatalities 479
2013 Year-to-date fatal crashes 449
Five-year fatal trend comparison
  2014* 2013  2012  2011  2010  2009  Average
Fatal crashes 394 449 496 461 476 434 463
Fatalities 435 479 559 504 517 478 507
Fatalities by role
  2014* 2013
Bicyclists 4 10
Drivers 235 273
Motorcycle-drivers 67 79
Motorcycle-passengers 7 4
Passengers 88 73
Pedestrians 33 33
Unknown 1 7
Total 435 479

*2014 Data is preliminary
Data source: WisDOT-DMV Accident Records database

The figures shown represent traffic fatalities occurring on public traffic ways in Wisconsin reported to the Division of Motor Vehicles-Accident Records Unit as of the date shown at the top of the page. A traffic fatality is reported when death occurs within 30 days (of the crash) as a result of injuries received in the crash. Traffic fatalities are not considered officially reported until the Wisconsin Division of Motor Vehicles-Accident Records Unit has been notified by the investigating law enforcement officer or agency.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) contains data on all vehicle crashes in the United States that occur on a public roadway and involve a fatality in the crash.

Fatalities by county

Fatalities by month

Questions? Contact us: Wisconsin DMV email service
Call: (608) 266-9288 or (608) 266-2265
Fax: (608) 267-2119

Date modified: November 24, 2014

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