New Year's Day was the deadliest day for pedestrians and had the 5th highest number of car crash deaths between 1986 and 2002
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New Year’s is the deadliest day for pedestrians
Researchers in the journal Injury Prevention counted
99 pedestrian deaths on Jan. 1 between 1986 and 2002, making it the deadliest day for pedestrians in the calendar year. Those deaths were more likely to occur in the early hours of the morning, with 48 percent happening between midnight and 6 a.m. Overall, only 20 percent of pedestrian deaths happen in that time frame.
New Yearís Day isnít a great time to be in a car, either. Overall, New Yearís Day has the fifth-highest number of car crash deaths (July 4 tops the list).