Fatality Rates Have Improved on Ohio Highways
Wednesday, February 6, 2019

There was a 9 percent drop in traffic deaths in Ohio last year, according to officials. They say in 2018, 1,071 people lost their lives on Ohio’s roads, compared to 1,179 in 2017.

Four fatal traffic crashes were logged in Defiance County last year, versus nine the year prior.

In the six-county area, only Williams County saw an increase, from four fatal crashes in 2017, to seven in 2018.