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2014 has been a deadly year on La Salle County roads

Posted by wlpo on October 2, 2014

With 2014 over two-thirds of the way through, fatal crash numbers in La Salle County are well above last year’s pace.

According to the Illinois Department of Transportation, 17 people have died this year in crashes in La Salle County compared to 11 deaths all of last year. The numbers are better in Bureau and Putnam County.

Three people have been killed in Bureau County crashes this year, compared to six in 2013. And in Putnam County, nobody has been killed in a crash on state roads this year compared to two deaths last year.

Statewide, 657 people have died on state roads this year, 114 less than at this point a year ago.

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