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Nebraska July Traffic Fatality Toll

Lincoln, Neb. — During the month of July 2017, twenty-five persons were killed in traffic crashes on Nebraska roadways, according to data collected by the Nebraska Department of Transportation.

  • These 25 fatalities occurred in 21 crashes.
  • Twelve of the 15 vehicle occupants killed were not using safety belts.
  • Three fatalities occurred on the interstate, 16 were on other highways, and six took place on local roads.
  • Twenty-one of the fatalities occurred in rural locations.
  • Nine of the fatalities were motorcyclists.
  • One of the fatalities was a pedestrian
  • One of the fatalities was an ATV rider
  • Nine of the fatalities were age 55 or older. For the Daily Count,
  • There were 26 fatalities in July of 2016.
  •  Seventy-four of the 94 vehicle occupants killed during 2017 (79%) were not wearing safety belts.
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