Wisconsin Department of Transportation

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Weekly fatality report

As of September 14, 2014

September 2014 fatalities 18
August 2014 fatalities 69
2014 Year-to-date fatalities* 338
2014 Year-to-date fatal crashes* 306
2013 Year-to-date fatalities 371
2013 Year-to-date fatal crashes 345
Five-year fatal trend comparison
  2014* 2013  2012  2011  2010  2009  Average
Fatal crashes 306 345 387 353 373 339 359
Fatalities 338 371 444 381 402 376 395
Fatalities by role
  2014* 2013
Bicyclists 3 9
Drivers 185 202
Motorcycle-drivers 54 68
Motorcycle-passengers 6 3
Passengers 65 57
Pedestrians 24 25
Unknown 1 7
Total 338 371

*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: September 15, 2014

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