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Nevada road deaths dip in November, still up for 2020

LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — There was a drop in the number of deaths reported on Nevada's roads in November compared to a year ago, but the total number of fatalities still remains up for 2020 so far.

New figures from the state Office of Traffic Safety indicate 25 people were killed in crashes last month, compared to 31 fatalities reported in November 2019.

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However, road fatalities for 2020 are still up compared to a year ago, 278 deaths this year compared to 264 through the same period in 2019.

In Clark County, deaths are up by about 7% year-over-year, from 156 through November 2019 to 167 so far in 2020.

Nevada is reporting a spike in the number of deaths where a person was not wearing a seatbelt. Statewide, there have been 70 unrestrained fatalities so far this year, compared to 49 over the same period last year.

Pedestrian fatalities have also increased, from 60 in 2019 to 74 in 2020.

https://news3lv.com/news/local/nevada-road-deaths-dip-in-november-still-up-for-2020

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