Wisconsin Department of Transportation

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Weekly fatality report

As of April 13, 2014

April 2014 fatalities 3
March 2014 fatalities 34
2014 Year-to-date fatalities* 92
2014 Year-to-date fatal crashes* 83
2013 Year-to-date fatalities* 114
2013 Year-to-date fatal crashes* 100
Five-year fatal trend comparison
  2014* 2013*  2012  2011  2010  2009  Average
Fatal crashes 83 100 111 99 96 99 101
Fatalities 92 114 129 109 102 113 113
Fatalities by role
  2014* 2013*
Bicyclists   1
Drivers 56 77
Motorcycle-drivers   2
Passengers 20 23
Pedestrians 16 8
Unknown   3
Total 92 114

*2013 Data is preliminary
*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: April 14, 2014

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