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National Trespass Fatality Statistics 1982-2015

 

 YEAR TRESPASS FATALITIES
​2016 ​294
​2015 ​461
2014 501
2013 476
2012 429
2011 406
2010 439
2009 428
2008 455
2007 472
2006 518
2005 476
2004 480
2003 503
2002 542
2001 509
2000 466
1999 467
1998 514
1997 536
1996 472
1995 494
1994 529
1993 523
1992 533
1991 524
1990 543
1989 441
1988 448
1987 453
1986 398
1985 391
1984 499
1983 400
1982 414

SOURCE: Federal Railroad Administration

NOTE: 1997 marked the first time ever that more people in the USA were killed while trespassing on railroad rights-of-way than were killed as a result of vehicle-train crashes. Since 1997, nationwide trespass fatalities still continue to exceed highway-rail grade crossing fatalities.