March a Deadly Month on Wisconsin Roads
March was a deadly month on the roads in Wisconsin.
According to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, 33 people died in traffic crashes last month.
Despite the high number, traffic deaths last month were actually seven fewer than March of 2015.
In terms of traffic crashes, last month was actually tied for the seventh safest month of March since the end of World War II. The safest month of March was in 2010, with 23 fatalities. The deadliest was in March of 1970, with 99 fatalities.
As of the end of March, 116 people have been killed in crashes in Wisconsin including 11 pedestrians, three bicyclists and two motorcycle operators. Traffic deaths have increased compared to this time last year.