Weekly fatality report

As of April 5, 2020

Fatalities
April 2020 fatalities*
2
March 2020 fatalities*
33
2020 Year-to-date fatalities*90
2020 Year-to-date fatal crashes*81
2019 Year-to-date fatalities104
2019 Year-to- date Fatal Crashes
​​​​​98

Five-year fatal trend comparison
(Year-to-date) 2015-2019​
2020* 2019
2018
2017
2016
2015
Average
Fatal crashes
81
98
116
105
117
103
108
Fatalities90
104
126
119
133
113
119

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Fatalities by role
(Year-to-date)
 2020*2019
Bicyclists1
1
Drivers56
71
Motorcycle drivers
1 2
Motorcycle passengers
2
Passengers15
19
Pedestrians1111
Unknown 4
Total              90​  104​​​​​​​​​

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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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