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THIS YEAR DEADLIEST ON NEBRASKA ROADS SINCE 2009

By Nate Gonner 12/21/2012

              THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER SAW A NUMBER OF NEBRASKANS DIE ON STATE ROADWAYS.

 

              ACCORDING TO THE NEBRASKA DEPARTMENT OF ROADS, 12 PEOPLE LOST THEIR LIVES IN 11 DIFFERENT TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN THE MONTH.

 

              11 OF THE 12 PEOPLE WHO DIED WERE NOT WEARING SEATBELTS AT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT.

 

              THE LONE PERSON WHO DIED IN A TRAFFIC ACCIDENT WHO WAS WEARING THEIR SEATBELT WAS 37 YEAR OLD RURAL PALMYRA RESIDENT CHAD CALLAHAN WHO DIED AFTER HITTING A 2000 POUND BULL WHO STOOD IN THE MIDDLE OF THE ROAD ON 66A SPUR SOUTH OF PALMYRA IN THE EARLY MORNING HOURS OF NOVEMBER 29TH.  

 

              THE TWELVE DEATHS IN NOVEMBERS BRINGS THE NUMBER OF TRAFFIC DEATHS IN 2012 TO 193.

 

              THATS ONE LESS THAN THE AVERAGE NUMBER OF PEOPLE WHO DIED ON NEBRASKA ROADWAYS FROM 2008 THROUGH 2011, AND THE MOST SINCE 2009 WHEN THERE WERE 213 TRAFFIC DEATHS IN THE STATE.

 

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