January 4, 2014 11:56 PM

Kansas and Missouri show improvement as traffic fatality rates decline

Highway officials for Missouri and Kansas report fewer people died in traffic accidents in 2013, falling in step with a national trend that’s finding the country’s roads safer to travel. Except for 2012, when the rate of traffic fatalities jumped across the country, the road death rates in Missouri and Kansas have been dropping steadily since 2005. Still, there is work to be done.

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