FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Defiance County Safe Communities
Traffic Fatalities Update

April 6, 2023

The Defiance County Safe Communities Coalition reports zero traffic crash fatalities from January 1, 2023 – March 31, 2023. This compares to zero fatal crashes in Defiance County during the same months in 2022.

As of April 3, 2023, the Ohio Traffic Safety Office reports 237 confirmed traffic crash fatalities for 2023 as compared to 238 fatalities in 2022.

More information on traffic safety and the Defiance County Safe Communities Coalition can be found at https://defiancecohealth.org/traffic-safety/ The Defiance County Safe Communities Coalition would like to encourage all drivers – new and seasoned – to buckle up, avoid distractions, drive sober, and obey all traffic signs and signals.

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