Unless something dramatic changes, traffic deaths in Erie County, Pennsylvania, are going to be up this year. In 2014, there were 39 total deaths that were linked to accidents and injuries. This year, there are already 38, with more than a month—at the beginning of winter, no less—to go.
There has really been an uptick lately. From Oct. 10 to Nov. 22, 10 people were killed in accidents. Police said that all of the crashes and deaths were preventable.