Increase in Fatal Car Accidents in Sussex County Last Year

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Sussex County saw an increase in fatal car accidents in 2018. Accidents last year killed 12 people, an increase from 7 fatalities in 2017.  According to the New Jersey State Police Fatal Accident Investigation Unit, 10 of the people killed were drivers while the other two were a passenger and a pedestrian. 

While Sussex County saw an increase, crash fatalities decreased overall in New Jersey. The New Jersey Herald reports that 566 people died as the result of car accidents last year, a 9.3 percent decrease from the year before.

Read the NJHerald.com story here.

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