LIMA — The Lima-Allen County Safe Community Coalition reports there was one fatal traffic crash on Allen County roadways during the month of January this year. During the same month in 2018 there were no fatal crashes.
Alcohol was not a suspected factor in the fatal crash, which took place on a state/federal highway. The occupants of the vehicle had their safety belts fastened.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, each traffic fatality has a comprehensive cost of more than $5.8 million.