Special Report

The Most (and Least) Dangerous States for Pedestrians

Baltimore, Maryland
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15. Maryland
> Pedestrian fatalities per 100,000:
1.69
> Total pedestrian fatalities: 101 (14th highest)
> Total traffic fatalities: 442 (24th lowest)

Charlotte, North Carolina
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14. North Carolina
> Pedestrian fatalities per 100,000:
1.73
> Total pedestrian fatalities: 172 (5th highest)
> Total traffic fatalities: 1,284 (4th highest)

Vicksburg Bridge, Mississippi
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13. Mississippi
> Pedestrian fatalities per 100,000:
1.77
> Total pedestrian fatalities: 53 (23rd lowest)
> Total traffic fatalities: 607 (21st highest)

Austin, Texas
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12. Texas
> Pedestrian fatalities per 100,000:
1.77
> Total pedestrian fatalities: 476 (3rd highest)
> Total traffic fatalities: 3,538 (the highest)

Orange County, California
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11. California
> Pedestrian fatalities per 100,000:
1.80
> Total pedestrian fatalities: 697 (the highest)
> Total traffic fatalities: 3,074 (2nd highest)

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