Number of Allen County highway deaths stands at 1 through March

LIMA — The Lima-Allen County Safe Community Coalition reports there were no fatal traffic crashes on Allen County roadways during March.

During the first three months of the year, there has been one fatal crash which resulted in one fatality. Alcohol and/or drugs were not factors in that fatality and the motorist involved was properly wearing a safety belt, according to the report. During the same three-month period in 2018, there were four fatal crashes, resulting in four fatalities.

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, each traffic fatality has a comprehensive cost of more than $5.8 million.

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