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Why Pedestrian Deaths Are on the Rise (It's More Than Just Smartphones)


The number of pedestrian deaths in the U.S. reached a nearly 30-year high in 2018, according to a report by the Governor's Highway Safety Association. WSJ explains what might be driving that trend. Illustration: Mallory Brangan/The Wall Street Journal

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