FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Defiance County Safe Communities Traffic Fatalities Update

The Defiance County Safe Communities Coalition reports zero traffic crash fatalities from April 1, 2023 โ€“ June 30, 2023. This compares to two fatal crashes in Defiance County during the same months in 2022.

As of July 3, 2023, the Ohio Traffic Safety Office reports 582 confirmed traffic crash fatalities for 2023 as compared to 580 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 โ€“ new and seasoned โ€“ to buckle up, avoid distractions, drive sober, and obey all traffic signs and signals.

Contact

Brian Heil, REHS
Health Promotion Coordinator
bheil@defiancecohealth.org

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