Gibson County, Ind. ranks 10th on list of deadliest U.S. counties for intersection deaths per 100k people

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Gibson County ranks 10th on list of deadliest U.S. counties for intersection deaths per 100k people

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) – According to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there’s been a 27% increase in intersection fatalities since 2010.

This data was analyzed to highlight the deadliest areas in the U.S. and Indiana stands out.

Indiana:

  • In 2017, IN ranked 12th in intersection fatalities per 1k miles of road.
  • With 3.13 intersection deaths per 1k miles of road, Indiana’s fatality rate was well above the U.S. average of 2.45 deaths per 1k miles.
  • Gibson County, IN was ranked as the tenth deadliest U.S. county for intersection deaths per 100k people. 

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(This story was originally published on October 11, 2019)

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