Wisconsin Department of Transportation

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Weekly fatality report

As of February 22, 2015

Fatalities
February 2015 fatalities 21
January 2015 fatalities 36
2015 Year-to-date fatalities* 57
2015 Year-to-date fatal crashes* 50
2014 Year-to-date fatalities* 49
2014 Year-to-date fatal crashes* 43
   
Five-year fatal trend comparison
  (Year-to-date)
    2010-2014
  2015* 2014* 2013  2012  2011  2010  Average
Fatal crashes 50 43 62 55 53 39 50
Fatalities 57 49 68 67 56 41 56
Fatalities by role
  (Year-to-date)
  2015* 2014*
Bicyclists 1  
Drivers 38 29
Motorcycle-drivers    
Motorcycle-passengers    
Passengers 10 12
Pedestrians 7 8
Unknown 1  
Total 57 49

*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: February 23, 2015

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