Weekly fatality report

​As of September 13, 2020

Fatalities
August 2020 Fatalities*56
September 2020 Fatalities*17
2020 Year-to-date Fatalities*387
2020 Year-to-date Fatal Crashes*352
2019 Year-to-date Fatalities372
2019 Year-to-date Fatal Crashes347


Five-year fatal trend comparison
(Year-to-date)
2015-2019
2020*20192018201720162015Average
Fatal Crashes352347383386365351366
Fatalities387372422421408382401


Fatalities by Role(Year-to-date)
2020*2019*
Bicyclists98
Drivers194204
Motorcycle-drivers7664
Motorcycle-passengers116
Passengers6158
Pedestrians3132
​Unknown5
Total387372

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*2020 and 2019 data are preliminary​​​
Data source: WisDOT Crash Records database​

The figures shown represent traffic fatalities occurring on public traffic ways in Wisconsin reporte​d 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 day​​s (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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