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FATALITY ANALYSIS REPORTING SYSTEM (FARS) ENCYCLOPEDIA
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2017 data based on FARS data publication, 1st release
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Pedestrians Killed, by Age and Location - State : USA, Year : 2017

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Age (Years) Location Total
Intersection Nonintersection Other/Unknown
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
< 5 9 11.1 52 64.2 20 24.7 81 100.0
5 - 9 8 17.0 34 72.3 5 10.6 47 100.0
10 - 15 26 22.0 76 64.4 16 13.6 118 100.0
16 - 20 38 13.4 217 76.4 29 10.2 284 100.0
21 - 24 33 10.5 254 80.9 27 8.6 314 100.0
25 - 34 103 11.6 695 78.1 92 10.3 890 100.0
35 - 44 110 13.1 645 76.8 85 10.1 840 100.0
45 - 54 174 16.6 774 73.9 100 9.5 1,048 100.0
55 - 64 220 19.7 768 68.8 128 11.5 1,116 100.0
65 - 74 153 25.6 392 65.7 52 8.7 597 100.0
> 74 189 33.3 318 56.0 61 10.7 568 100.0
Unknown 10 13.5 54 73.0 10 13.5 74 100.0
Total 1,073 18.0 4,279 71.6 625 10.5 5,977 100.0

Pedestrians Killed, by Time of Day and Day of Week - State : USA, Year : 2017

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Time of Day Day of Week Total
Weekday Weekend Unknown
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Midnight to 2:59 a.m. 274 7.9 443 17.7 0 0.0 717 12.0
3 a.m. to 5:59 a.m. 310 8.9 283 11.3 0 0.0 593 9.9
6 a.m. to 8:59 a.m. 441 12.7 92 3.7 0 0.0 533 8.9
9 a.m. to 11:59 a.m. 221 6.4 61 2.4 0 0.0 282 4.7
Noon to 2:59 p.m. 237 6.8 72 2.9 0 0.0 309 5.2
3 p.m. to 5:59 p.m. 411 11.8 118 4.7 0 0.0 529 8.9
6 p.m. to 8:59 p.m. 866 24.9 678 27.2 0 0.0 1,544 25.8
9 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. 700 20.2 743 29.8 0 0.0 1,443 24.1
Unknown 12 0.3 7 0.3 8 100.0 27 0.5
Total 3,472 100.0 2,497 100.0 8 100.0 5,977 100.0

Pedestrians Killed in Single Vehicle Crashes, by Vehicle Type and Initial Point of Impact - State : USA, Year : 2017

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Vehicle Type Initial Point of Impact Total
Front Right Side Left Side Rear Other/Unknown
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Passenger Car 2,009 89.6 65 2.9 40 1.8 16 0.7 113 5.0 2,243 100.0
Light Truck 2,029 88.6 58 2.5 43 1.9 31 1.4 130 5.7 2,291 100.0
Large Truck 206 71.0 20 6.9 7 2.4 23 7.9 34 11.7 290 100.0
Bus 25 75.8 2 6.1 0 0.0 0 0.0 6 18.2 33 100.0
Other/Unknown Vehicle 260 51.4 7 1.4 5 1.0 0 0.0 234 46.2 506 100.0
Total 4,529 84.4 152 2.8 95 1.8 70 1.3 517 9.6 5,363 100.0

Pedestrians Killed, by Related Factors - State : USA, Year : 2017

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FactorsNumber Percent
Failure to yield right of way1,78829.9
Improper crossing of roadway or intersection1,26821.2
In roadway improperly (standing, lying, working, playing)89415.0
Not visible (dark clothing, no lighting, etc.)87814.7
Under the influence of alcohol, drugs, or medication67511.3
Darting or running into road5929.9
Failure to obey traffic signs, signals, or officer2664.5
Inattentive (talking, eating, etc.)1442.4
Physical impairment1352.3
Wrong-way walking921.5
Traveling on Prohibited Trafficways701.2
Emotional (e.g. depression, angry, disturbed)470.8
Entering/exiting parked/standing vehicle300.5
Vision obscured (by rain, snow, parked vehicle, sign, etc.)230.4
Ill, blackout130.2
Portable Electronic Devices70.1
Non-Motorist pushing vehicle60.1
Asleep or fatigued50.1
Other factors1732.9
None Reported63610.6
Unknown99616.7
Total5,977100.0
Note: The sum of the numbers and percentages is greater than total pedestrians killed as more than one factor may be present for the same pedestrian.