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Fatalities in Motor Vehicle Traffic Crashes by State and Work Zone (2009)

State Not in Work Zone In Work Zone Total
Number Number Number
Alabama 840 8 848
Alaska 63 1 64
Arizona 789 17 806
Arkansas 572 24 596
California 3,044 46* 3,090
Colorado 454 11 465
Connecticut 218 6 224
Delaware 113 3 116
District of Columbia 28 1 29
Florida 2,478 82 2,560
Georgia 1,260 32 1,292
Hawaii 106 3 109
Idaho 223 3 226
Illinois 880 31 911
Indiana 680 13 693
Iowa 365 6 371
Kansas 385 1 386
Kentucky 779 12 791
Louisiana 808 16 824
Maine 153 6 159
Maryland 543 6 549
Massachusetts 331 9 340
Michigan 861 11 872
Minnesota 401 20 421
Mississippi 688 12 700
Missouri 862 16 878
Montana 214 7 221
Nebraska 218 5 223
Nevada 236 7 243
New Hampshire 110 0 110
New Jersey 574 10 584
New Mexico 357 4 361
New York 1,155 3 1,158
North Carolina 1,302 11 1,313
North Dakota 140 0 140
Ohio 1,014 8 1,022
Oklahoma 717 20 737
Oregon 359 18 377
Pennsylvania 1,233 23 1,256
Rhode Island 82 1 83
South Carolina 891 3 894
South Dakota 127 4 131
Tennessee 971 15 986
Texas 2,995 109 3,104
Utah 233 11 244
Vermont 74 0 74
Virginia 752 6 758
Washington 491 1 492
West Virginia 357 0 357
Wisconsin 548 13 561
Wyoming 129 5 134
Total 33,203 680 33,883
Puerto Rico 365 0 365

* There is a discrepancy between California fatalities listed in the FARS maintained by NHTSA and the data provided by California Highway Patrol.  The FARS shows 46 fatalities for California and the data provided by California Highway Patrol shows 58.

Source: Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) 2009 FINAL, NHTSA

Last verified: 12/15/2011

Categories: Crash Data