Weekly fatality report

As of September 15​, 2019

Fatalities
September 2019 fatalities*
23
August 2019 fatalities*
72
2019 Year-to-date fatalities*380
2019 Year-to-date fatal crashes*355
2018 Year-to-date fatalities*426
2018 Year-to-date fatal crashes*
387

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Five-year fatal trend comparison
(Year-to-date) 2014-2018
2019* 2018* 2017 2016 2015 2014 Average
Fatal crashes
355
387
390
369
359
306
362
Fatalities 380
426
425
414
390
338
399

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Fatalities by role
(Year-to-date)
 2019*2018*
Bicyclists8
5
Drivers212
244
Motorcycle drivers64
68
Motorcycle passengers
5
11
Passengers59
67
Pedestrians32
31
Unknown

Total 380  426​​

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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 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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