Stories tagged with: Traffic Fatalities

August 10, 2012 - 6:29pm
2 years 50 weeks ago

Traffic fatalities are on the rise statewide, but that isn't the case here in southeast Ohio.

A new report shows that 2012 fatalities in the state are up 14% over the same period in 2011.  That's 654 fatalities compared with 574 last year.  State Highway Patrol Lieutenant Steven Rine said District 7 which includes Muskingum and Coshocton Counties, has reported 38 fatalities so far in 2012.

"We've got five traffic crashes with six people killed here in...

October 20, 2010 - 9:30am
4 years 40 weeks ago

The number of people killed in fatal crashes in one local county is up. The Licking County Safe Communities program says there are 18 reported deaths so far this year, compared to 13 this time last year.

The National Highway Safety Administration indicates each of these deaths equates to a loss of $3.4 million for the county. That means Licking County has lost a total of about $61 million in lost life years and productivity.

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