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Fatalities increased a bit in 2012

The number of people who died on Nevada’s roadways increased to 258 in 2012, 12 more than the 2011 total.But Nevada Department of Transportation officials say despite that increase, serious injuries were down in 2012 to 725 compared to 1,222 in the previous year.NDOT Director Rudy Malfabon pointed out that, even though the number of deaths rose between 2011 and 2012, the total number of fatalities is still far less than the 432 who died on Nevada’s roads in 2006.Malfabon said the state’s goal is to cut the number of annual fatalities in half by 2030, and ultimately to zero.In …

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