August had the highest number of traffic fatalties in 2014

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MADISON – With 69 traffic fatalities, August was the deadliest month on Wisconsin roads so far this year, WisDOT reports.

Traffic fatalities in August were four more than August of 2013 and seven more than the five-year average for the month of August, according to WisDOT statistics.

The second highest traffic fatalities month this year was June with 50 deaths.

As of August 31st, 320 people have died in traffic fatalities in Wisconsin in 2014, including 51 motorcycle passengers, 22 pedestrians and three bicyclists.

 

 

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