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Deadly Crashes Involving Pedestrians on the Rise in Georgia

So far this year, 111 pedestrians have been killed on state roads – an increase of 16 percent from this time last year, according to the Georgia Department of Transportation. In 2017, 260 pedestrians were struck and killed in the …

Alcohol, Cell Phones Blamed for Increase in Pedestrian Deaths in Carolinas

Distracting cell phones and too much alcohol are being blamed for an increase in pedestrians being mowed down by moving vehicles across North Carolina and South Carolina. The Charlotte Observer reports that U.S. pedestrian deaths grew at a faster rate …

Motor Vehicle-Related Pedestrians Deaths Up in Ohio

A safety group’s report shows the number of pedestrians killed by motor vehicles in Ohio in the first six months of 2015 climbed and Ohio led all states in the percentage increase over the same period in 2014. The Dayton …