• September 4th, 2015

In 2013, there were 32,719 fatalities in the United States (50 States and the District of Columbia, and excluding Puerto Rico). Traffic fatalities decreased by 3 percent from 2012 to 2013 for the United States as a whole. Figure 1 shows the 2013 traffic fatalities and the percentage change from 2012 for each State, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. New Hampshire and the District of Columbia had the greatest fatality increases from 2012 to 2013 at 25 and 33 percent, respectively, while Wyoming had the greatest decrease at 29 percent.