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Monthly Preliminary Fatal Crash Numbers

June 2021 Preliminary Fatal Crash and Fatality Numbers

  • There were 43 fatal crashes in June, compared with 34 last year.
  • There were 47 fatalities in June, compared with 37 last year.
  • Of the 47 fatalities:
    • 1 person died in distracted driving-related crashes.    
    • 12 people died in speed-related crashes.        
    • Nine people died in an alcohol-related crash.                  
    • Seven people died who were unbelted.         
    • 39 were men, seven were women and 1 was not reported.
    • 5 were a pedestrians.             
    • 1 was a bicyclists.​
    • 18 were motorcyclists.   
  • 2,059 motorists were arrested for DWI in June, compared with 1,725 in June 2020.

 June Fatalities by Age 

​0-10 ​11-20 ​21-30 ​31-40 ​41-50 ​51-60 ​61-70 ​71-80 ​81-90 91-​100​​ Not Reported​​
0 10 7 3 ​12 ​6 ​5 2 ​0 ​0 2

  

Year-to-date Fatalities (January-June 2021)  

  • Preliminary numbers show 190 traffic crashes in 2021, compared with 138 last year. 
  • 206 people were killed in traffic crashes in 2021, compared with 148 in 2020.  
  • Of the 206 fatalities:
    • Five people died in distracted driving-related crashes.               
    • 82 people died in speed-related crashes.         
    • 54 people died in alcohol-related crashes.                                   .                                                             .                              
    • 44 people died who were unbelted.                  
    • 150 were men, 55 were women and 1 was not reported.
    • 23 were pedestrians.    
    • Three were bicyclists.
    • 30 were a motorcyclists.                    
  • 11,678 motorists were arrested for DWI in 2021, compared with 10,912 in 2020. 

January-June Fatalities by Age

​0-10 ​11-20 ​21-30 ​31-40 ​41-50 ​51-60 ​61-70 ​71-80 ​81-90 91-​100​​ Not Reported ​
​2 ​21 ​44 ​31 ​31 27 ​19 ​16 ​9 ​3 ​3

 

Monthly Reports

Trends

  • Preliminary reports show there were 394 traffic deaths on Minnesota roads in 2020, compared with 364 in 2019
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