Table 2-5: Pedestrian Fatalities Involving Motor Vehicles: 2002

Table 2-5: Pedestrian Fatalities Involving Motor Vehicles: 2002

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State Total traffic fatalities Pedestrians killed Pedestrian fatalities as percent of total State population (thousands) Pedestrian fatality rate per 100,000 population
Alabama 1,033 60 5.8 4,487 1.3
Alaska 87 14 16.1 644 2.2
Arizona 1,117 154 13.8 5,456 2.8
Arkansas 640 33 5.2 2,710 1.2
California 4,078 707 17.3 35,116 2.0
Colorado 742 69 9.3 4,507 1.5
Connecticut 322 50 15.5 3,461 1.4
Delaware 124 16 12.9 807 2.0
District of Columbia 47 7 14.9 571 1.2
Florida 3,132 487 15.5 16,713 2.9
Georgia 1,523 161 10.6 8,560 1.9
Hawaii 119 33 27.7 1,245 2.7
Idaho 264 15 5.7 1,341 1.1
Illinois 1,411 186 13.2 12,601 1.5
Indiana 792 53 6.7 6,159 0.9
Iowa 404 19 4.7 2,937 0.6
Kansas 512 23 4.5 2,716 0.8
Kentucky 915 55 6.0 4,093 1.3
Louisiana 875 93 10.6 4,483 2.1
Maine 216 14 6.5 1,294 1.1
Maryland 659 104 15.8 5,458 1.9
Massachusetts 459 59 12.9 6,428 0.9
Michigan 1,277 175 13.7 10,050 1.7
Minnesota 657 50 7.6 5,020 1.0
Mississippi 885 55 6.2 2,872 1.9
Missouri 1,208 87 7.2 5,673 1.5
Montana 270 14 5.2 909 1.5
Nebraska 307 12 3.9 1,729 0.7
Nevada 381 52 13.6 2,173 2.4
New Hampshire 127 6 4.7 1,275 0.5
New Jersey 773 178 23.0 8,590 2.1
New Mexico 449 60 13.4 1,855 3.2
New York 1,522 336 22.1 19,158 1.8
North Carolina 1,575 176 11.2 8,320 2.1
North Dakota 97 2 2.1 634 0.3
Ohio 1,418 87 6.1 11,421 0.8
Oklahoma 734 53 7.2 3,494 1.5
Oregon 436 48 11.0 3,522 1.4
Pennsylvania 1,614 153 9.5 12,335 1.2
Rhode Island 84 9 10.7 1070 0.8
South Carolina 1,053 98 9.3 4,107 2.4
South Dakota 180 8 4.4 761 1.1
Tennessee 1,175 72 6.1 5,797 1.2
Texas 3,725 397 10.7 21,780 1.8
Utah 328 25 7.6 2,316 1.1
Vermont 78 4 5.1 617 0.6
Virginia 914 88 9.6 7,294 1.2
Washington 659 69 10.5 6,069 1.1
West Virginia 439 28 6.4 1,802 1.6
Wisconsin 803 50 6.2 5,441 0.9
Wyoming 176 4 2.3 499 0.8
United States, total 42,815 4,808 11.2 288,369 1.7

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, National Center for Statistics and Analysis, Traffic Safety Facts 2002: Pedestrians, Washington, DC: 2003, available at http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov/people/ncsa/factshet.html as of Sept. 23, 2003.