Weekly fatality report

As of March 24, 2019

March 2019 fatalities*
February 2019 fatalities*35
2019 Year-to-date fatalities*87
2019 Year-to-date fatal crashes*83
2018 Year-to-date fatalities*111
2018 Year-to-date fatal crashes*103

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Five-year fatal trend comparison
(Year-to-date) 2014-2018
2019* 2018* 2017 2016 2015 2014 Average
Fatal crashes8310393102827090
Fatalities 87111104114897899

Fatalities by role
Motorcycle drivers2
Motorcycle passengers
Total             87  111

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*2018 and 2019 data are 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

Questions? Contact us: Wisconsin DMV email service

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

​Crash Records Unit
Email Wisconsin DMV email service​
Phone (608) 266-8753