Weekly fatality report

As of July 21, 2019

Fatalities
July 2019 fatalities*
25
June 2019 fatalities*
41
2019 Year-to-date fatalities*255
2019 Year-to-date fatal crashes*236
2018 Year-to-date fatalities*311
2018 Year-to-date fatal crashes*
282

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Five-year fatal trend comparison
(Year-to-date) 2014-2018
2019* 2018* 2017 2016 2015 2014 Average
Fatal crashes
236
282
292
285
258
209
265
Fatalities 255
311
318
318
277
230
291

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Fatalities by role
(Year-to-date)
 2019*2018*
Bicyclists3
4
Drivers153
191
Motorcycle drivers31
40
Motorcycle passengers
3
4
Passengers45
50
Pedestrians20
22
Unknown

Total 255  311​​

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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 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
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