During the month of March 2019, seventeen persons were killed in traffic crashes on Nebraska roadways, according to data collected by the Nebraska Department of Transportation.
These 17 fatalities occurred in 15 crashes.
Eleven of the 15 vehicle occupants killed were not wearing safety belts.
There were two fatalities on the interstate, eleven on other highways, and four on local roads.
Ten of the fatalities were in rural locations.
One of the fatalities was a pedestrian.
One of the fatalities was a motorcyclist.
Six of the fatalities were age 24 or younger.
Eight of the fatalities were age 55 or older.