June traffic fatalities

Posted By: Channel 8 Eyewitness News


During the month of June 2016, twenty-nine persons were killed in traffic crashes on Nebraska roadways, according to data collected by the Nebraska Department of Roads.

¨ These 29 fatalities occurred in 24 crashes

¨ Seventeen of the 24 vehicle occupants killed were not using safety belts

¨  Three fatalities occurred on the interstate, eighteen happened on non-interstate highways and eight took place on local roads

¨  Twenty-three of the fatalities occurred in rural locations

¨  Four of the fatalities were motorcyclists

¨  One of the fatalities was a pedestrian

¨   Eleven persons died as a result of run-off-the-road crashes