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Weekly fatality report

As of March 22, 2015

March 2015 fatalities 21
February 2015 fatalities 26
2015 Year-to-date fatalities* 83
2015 Year-to-date fatal crashes* 76
2014 Year-to-date fatalities* 75
2014 Year-to-date fatal crashes* 67
Five-year fatal trend comparison
  2015* 2014* 2013  2012  2011  2010  Average
Fatal crashes 76 67 82 86 75 70 76
Fatalities 83 75 91 101 83 74 85
Fatalities by role
  2015* 2014*
Bicyclists 1  
Drivers 59 46
Passengers 15 17
Pedestrians 7 12
Unknown 1  
Total 83 75

*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.

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: March 23, 2015

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