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June 18, 2015 | Number of The Day
Deaths in 2015 caused by motor-vehicle accidents

There have been 221 fatalities related to motor-vehicle accidents thus far in 2015, according to the latest statistics published by the New Jersey State Police Fatal Accident Investigation Unit. Those deaths include drivers (119), passengers (37), bicyclists (2), and pedestrians (63). All told, there have been 208 fatal crashes this year, 14 fewer than 2014’s 222 (down 4.7 percent). There were eight more fatalities in 2014 (232) than in 2013 (224), an increase of 3.6 percent.