Weekly fatality report

As of November 11, 2018

November 2018 fatalities*
October 2018 fatalities*54
2018 Year-to-date fatalities*510
2018 Year-to-date fatal crashes*456
2017 Year-to-date fatalities*525
2017 Year-to-date fatal crashes*478

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Five-year fatal trend comparison
(Year-to-date) 2013-2017*
2018* 2017* 2016 2015 2014 2013 Average
Fatal crashes456478465451377434441
Fatalities 510525523487416464483

Fatalities by role
Motorcycle drivers7269
Motorcycle passengers118
Total510  525

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*2017-2018 data is preliminary​​
Data source: WisDOT Crash Records database

The figures shown represent traffic fatalities occurring on public traffic ways in Wisconsin reported to the Division of State Patrol-Crash 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 State Patrol-Crash Records Un​it 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

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Call: (608) 266-9288 or (608) 266-2265
Fax: (608) 267-2119​​​​​​​

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