Special Report

States Where Work Zone Car Crashes Kill the Most People

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30. Kentucky
> Work zone fatality rate: 13.77 deaths per million licensed drivers
> Total work zone fatalities, 2016-2020: 40
> Vehicle occupant fatalities: 38
> Worker, pedestrian, and cyclist fatalities: 2

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29. South Carolina
> Work zone fatality rate: 14.34 deaths per million licensed drivers
> Total work zone fatalities, 2016-2020: 56
> Vehicle occupant fatalities: 47
> Worker, pedestrian, and cyclist fatalities: 9

28. Louisiana
> Work zone fatality rate: 14.63 deaths per million licensed drivers
> Total work zone fatalities, 2016-2020: 50
> Vehicle occupant fatalities: 46
> Worker, pedestrian, and cyclist fatalities: 4

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27. Mississippi
> Work zone fatality rate: 14.87 deaths per million licensed drivers
> Total work zone fatalities, 2016-2020: 30
> Vehicle occupant fatalities: 29
> Worker, pedestrian, and cyclist fatalities: 1

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26. Delaware
> Work zone fatality rate: 15.68 deaths per million licensed drivers
> Total work zone fatalities, 2016-2020: 13
> Vehicle occupant fatalities: 12
> Worker, pedestrian, and cyclist fatalities: 1

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