U.S. Pedestrian Deaths Escalate by 53 Percent in Ten Years

BOISE – According to AAA, pedestrian fatalities in the United States skyrocketed from 4,100 in 2009 to nearly 6,300 deaths in 2018, a 53% increase in just ten years.  The disturbing trend follows 30 years of steady decreases and highlights the importance of continued vigilance by all road users. In Idaho, pedestrian fatalities increased by …