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WHP notices increase in highway fatalities


February 14, 2019

Although fatalities were down last year due to drivers being more cautious, more work is needed.

Statistics from the Wyoming Department of Transportation’s Highway Safety program indicated Wyoming had 108 fatalities in 2018, which was one of the lowest in six years. However, since the beginning of the year, there have been 16 fatalities, which is a relatively high number that month. 

“Over time the public has done an incredible job helping us reduce fatalities and ensure they stay safe when driving on Wyoming’s roads,” WYDOT Director Bill Panos said. “We feel our messages that u...

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