Pedestrian Deaths Hit 34-Year High, Traffic Fatalities Most in 16 Years

Washington Boulevard in downtown Stamford is one of the most dangerous streets in the state for pedestrians (CT Examiner)


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Roadways have become increasingly deadly.

Federal statistics show that traffic fatalities in the U.S. hit a 16-year high in 2021, with 42,915 deaths.

The number of deaths increased in several c...

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Angela Carella

For 36 years prior to joining the Connecticut Examiner, Angela Carella was a beat reporter, investigative reporter, editor and columnist for the Stamford Advocate. Carella reports on Stamford and Fairfield County. T: 203 722 6811.