According to data collected by the Nebraska Department of Transportation, 22 people were killed in traffic crashes on Nebraska roadways during the month of June, 2019.
In comparison to June 2018, the number of fatalities increased by ten (12 fatalities during June 2018).
NDOT has also compared the number of fatalities incurred in the first six months of 2019 (108) to the average number of fatalities incurred in the first six months of the previous four years, and the number has increased by 3.7% (avg. 104).
Only 32 of the 90 vehicle occupants killed during 2019 were using safety belts.
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