Weekly fatality report

As of January 20, 2019

January 2019 fatalities*
December 2018 fatalities*35
2019 Year-to-date fatalities*19
2019 Year-to-date fatal crashes*19
2018 Year-to-date fatalities*577
2018 Year-to-date fatal crashes*519

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Five-year fatal trend comparison
(Year-to-date) 2014-2018
2019* 2018* 2017 2016 2015 2014 Average
Fatal crashes19322318201622
Fatalities 19352519211924

Fatalities by role
Motorcycle drivers1
Motorcycle passengers
Total19  35

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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

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Fax: (608) 267-2119​​​​​​​

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