Highway Deaths Highest In 12 Years; Injuries Down

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http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/2003-07-17-traffic-deaths_x.htm Highway deaths reached the highest level in 12 years last year, but the number of injuries dropped to a historic low. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said that 42,815 people died in auto accidents in 2002, an increase of 1.5% from 2001. At the same time, the number of injuries dropped, from 3.03 million in 2001 to 2.92 million in 2002. The agency said the differences may . . .

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