|Total pedestrian fatalities||4,906||100.0|
|Improper crossing of roadwayor intersection||1,474||30.0|
|Walking, playing, working, etc., in roadway||1,420||28.9|
|Failure to yield right-of-way||672||13.7|
|Darting or running into road||640||13.0|
|Inattentive (talking, eating, etc.)||107||2.2|
|Failure to obey traffic signs, signals, or officer||68||1.4|
|Emotional (e.g., depressed, angry, disturbed)||21||0.4|
|Nonmotorist pushing vehicle||20||0.4|
|Getting on/off/in/out of vehicle||16||0.3|
NOTE: The sum of the numbers and percentages is greater than the total pedestrians killed as more than one factor may be present for the same pedestrian.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Traffic Safety Facts 1999 (Washington, DC: 2000), table 98.