Special Report

States Where Work Zone Car Crashes Kill the Most People

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40. Maryland
> Work zone fatality rate: 9.88 deaths per million licensed drivers
> Total work zone fatalities, 2016-2020: 44
> Vehicle occupant fatalities: 25
> Worker, pedestrian, and cyclist fatalities: 19

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39. Virginia
> Work zone fatality rate: 9.98 deaths per million licensed drivers
> Total work zone fatalities, 2016-2020: 59
> Vehicle occupant fatalities: 48
> Worker, pedestrian, and cyclist fatalities: 11

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38. Pennsylvania
> Work zone fatality rate: 10.19 deaths per million licensed drivers
> Total work zone fatalities, 2016-2020: 91
> Vehicle occupant fatalities: 79
> Worker, pedestrian, and cyclist fatalities: 12

37. Colorado
> Work zone fatality rate: 11.16 deaths per million licensed drivers
> Total work zone fatalities, 2016-2020: 48
> Vehicle occupant fatalities: 37
> Worker, pedestrian, and cyclist fatalities: 11

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36. North Carolina
> Work zone fatality rate: 11.39 deaths per million licensed drivers
> Total work zone fatalities, 2016-2020: 87
> Vehicle occupant fatalities: 67
> Worker, pedestrian, and cyclist fatalities: 20

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