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14 People Killed on NE Roads in November

(KFOR NEWS  December 16, 2021)   During November, fourteen people were killed in traffic crashes on Nebraska roadways, according to data collected by the Nebraska Department of Transportation.

¨       These 14 fatalities occurred in 14 fatal crashes.

¨       Four of the thirteen vehicle occupants killed were not using seatbelts, four were using seatbelts, and
five had seatbelt usage marked as unknown.

¨       Eight of the fatalities were in rural locations*.

¨       There was one fatality on the interstate, nine on other highways, and four on local roads.

¨       One fatality was a motorcyclist.

                                                       For the Daily Count, visit this website:

                                                dot.nebraska.gov/media/3341/monthlytoll.pdf

                                                                              COMPARISON WITH PREVIOUS YEARS

JANUARY — NOVEMBER FATALITIES FATAL CRASHES % CHANGE v. 2021

(FATALITIES)

2021 204 177  
2020 223 210 +9.0
2019 227 197 +11.0
2018 214 186 +5.0
2017 207 191 +1.0
2017-2020 Avg. 218 196 +7.0

 

  • There were 13 fatalities in November of 2020.
  • Only 50 of the 172 vehicle occupants killed during 2021 were using seatbelts.

* The Federal Highway Administration definition for urban is an area with a population of 5,000 or more.

This report includes information available through December 14, 2021 from the Highway Safety Section, Traffic Engineering Division, Nebraska Department of Transportation. For additional information, contact NDOT Communication and Public Policy Division at (402) 479‑4512.

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