|Category||Number of fatalities||Percent|
|Passenger car occupants||16,520||38.4|
|Pedestrians struck by highway vehicles||4,654||10.8|
|Pedalcyclists struck by motor vehicle||698||1.6|
|Other and unknown motor vehicle occupants||629||1.5|
|General aviation||(P) 491||1.1|
|Railroad trespassers (excluding grade crossing)||469||1.1|
|Other nonoccupants struck by motor vehicles||152||0.4|
|Grade crossings, not including motor vehicles||73||0.2|
|Waterborne, commercial vessel-related||52||0.1|
|Air taxi||(P) 43||0.1|
|Private grade crossings, with motor vehicles||37||0.1|
|Waterborne, not related to vessel casualties||32||0.1|
|Railroad employees, contractors, and volunteers on duty||22||0.1|
|Gas transmission and distribution pipeline||11||0.0|
|Passengers on railroad trains||4||0.0|
|Hazardous liquid pipeline||4||0.0|
|Other counts, redundant with above|
|Heavy-truck occupants and nonoccupants||U|
|Public grade crossings, with motor vehicles||263|
KEY: U = Data are unavailable; P = Preliminary.
NOTE: See table 2-2-1 for detailed notes.
SOURCES: Air: National Transportation Safety Board, Highway: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Pipeline: Office of Pipeline Safety, Railroad: Federal Railroad Administration, Transit: Federal Transit Administration, Waterborne: U.S. Coast Guard as cited in U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, National Transportation Statistics, table 2-4, available at http://www.bts.gov/publications/national_transportation_statistics/ as of January 2009.