New Pedestrian Report Predicts 30-Year High in Pedestrian Deaths, GHSA Reports
GHSA announced that a new pedestrian report predicts a 30-year high in the number of pedestrian deaths.
“On Feb. 27, GHSA released a new spotlight report, “Pedestrian Traffic Fatalities by State: 2019 Preliminary Data.” While overall traffic deaths are going down, pedestrian deaths are rising sharply. The report estimates that the nationwide number of pedestrians killed in motor vehicle crashes in 2019 was 6,590, an increase of approximately 300 deaths, or 5%, from 2018.”
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