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Weekly fatality report
As of May 17, 2015
|May 2015 fatalities||25|
|April 2015 fatalities||51|
|2015 Year-to-date fatalities*||178|
|2015 Year-to-date fatal crashes*||165|
|2014 Year-to-date fatalities*||133|
|2014 Year-to-date fatal crashes*||119|
|Five-year fatal trend comparison|
|Fatalities by role|
*2014 and 2015 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.
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Date modified: May 18, 2015
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