Table 2-7: Pedestrian Fatalities Involving Motor Vehicles: 2008

Table 2-7: Pedestrian Fatalities Involving Motor Vehicles: 2008

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State Total traffic fatalities Pedestrians killed Pedestrian fatalities as percent of total Population (thousands) Pedestrian fatality rate per 100,000 population
Alabama 966 66 6.8 4,662 1.4
Alaska 62 3 4.8 686 0.4
Arizona 937 120 12.8 6,500 1.8
Arkansas 600 45 7.5 2,855 1.6
California 3,434 620 18.1 36,757 1.7
Colorado 548 44 8.0 4,939 0.9
Connecticut 264 37 14.0 3,501 1.1
Delaware 121 21 17.4 873 2.4
District of Columbia 34 9 26.5 592 1.5
Florida 2,978 490 16.5 18,328 2.7
Georgia 1,493 146 9.8 9,686 1.5
Hawaii 107 20 18.7 1,288 1.6
Idaho 232 11 4.7 1,524 0.7
Illinois 1,043 135 12.9 12,902 1.0
Indiana 814 54 6.6 6,377 0.8
Iowa 412 17 4.1 3,003 0.6
Kansas 385 19 4.9 2,802 0.7
Kentucky 826 67 8.1 4,269 1.6
Louisiana 912 106 11.6 4,411 2.4
Maine 155 12 7.7 1,316 0.9
Maryland 591 116 19.6 5,634 2.1
Massachusetts 363 75 20.7 6,498 1.2
Michigan 980 114 11.6 10,003 1.1
Minnesota 456 26 5.7 5,220 0.5
Mississippi 783 50 6.4 2,939 1.7
Missouri 960 63 6.6 5,912 1.1
Montana 229 11 4.8 967 1.1
Nebraska 208 5 2.4 1,783 0.3
Nevada 324 56 17.3 2,600 2.2
New Hampshire 139 7 5.0 1,316 0.5
New Jersey 590 135 22.9 8,683 1.6
New Mexico 366 39 10.7 1,984 2.0
New York 1,231 294 23.9 19,490 1.5
North Carolina 1,433 160 11.2 9,222 1.7
North Dakota 104 6 5.8 641 0.9
Ohio 1,190 98 8.2 11,486 0.9
Oklahoma 749 51 6.8 3,642 1.4
Oregon 416 51 12.3 3,790 1.3
Pennsylvania 1,468 137 9.3 12,448 1.1
Rhode Island 65 12 18.5 1,051 1.1
South Carolina 920 100 10.9 4,480 2.2
South Dakota 119 9 7.6 804 1.1
Tennessee 1,035 60 5.8 6,215 1.0
Texas 3,382 416 12.3 24,327 1.7
Utah 275 32 11.6 2,736 1.2
Vermont 73 1 1.4 621 0.2
Virginia 824 76 9.2 7,769 1.0
Washington 521 63 12.1 6,549 1.0
West Virginia 380 13 3.4 1,814 0.7
Wisconsin 605 53 8.8 5,628 0.9
Wyoming 159 7 4.4 533 1.3
United States, total 37,261 4,378 11.7 304,060 1.4

NOTE: Details may not add to totals due to rounding.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Traffic Safety Facts 2008 Final Edition (Washington, DC: 2009), tables 106 and 116, available at http://www-nrd.nhtsa.dot.gov/Cats/index.aspx as of Apr. 13, 2010.