A new study from Smart Growth America has found that between 2008 and 2017, drivers struck and killed 49,340 people who were walking on streets across the United States.
The study shows that 5,433 of those people died in the state of Florida.
Shockingly, our Sarasota & Bradenton is the 4th mostly deadly place for pedestrians in the entire USA.
As you look deeper, the top six spots on the list of most dangerous metro areas for walking in the United States are in Florida.
Several people shared why they think our area is so dangerous, listen at this link to hear what they thought....
#2: Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach
#3: Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
#5: Lakeland-Winter Haven
....also, 2 other Florida areas, made the Top 10 ....
#8. Cape Coral
The next most dangerous states for pedestrians in the United States after Florida? Alabama, Delaware, Louisiana, Mississippi and Georgia.
See the full list on Smart Growth America.