This is a breakdown of the 61 fatal traffic accidents that occurred in Clark County from Jan. 1 through April 28, based on data compiled by the Nevada Department of Public Safety as part of the national Fatality Analysis Reporting System.

  • Of the 68 individuals who lost their lives in those accidents, 48 were male. Nine teenagers and two other children were among the victims, as were 13 individuals 65 and older.
  • Of the fatal crashes, 15 occurred on Saturdays and 12 happened on Sundays. The most fatal crashes, 12, occurred between 6 and 9 p.m.
  • At least seven of the drivers displayed some presence of alcohol, and at least three of those also used or possessed drugs.
  • Leading factors in the accidents were speed, 13, failure of the driver to maintain a lane, 11, and jaywalking, 11.
  • Among the victims, 18 were pedestrians. Police determined that pedestrians were at fault in 13 of those cases, drivers were blamed in three, both the driver and pedestrian were at fault in one case, and blame wasn't determined in another accident.
  • Among the pedestrians who died, 11 were 58 or older and five were 31 or younger. The ages of the other two victims weren't immediately known.
  • Of the 17 pedestrian fatalities, nine occurred at night, two during dawn and one at dusk. Six happened in daylight.
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