Number of pedestrian deaths in Nova Scotia almost doubled this year
The number of pedestrians killed on Nova Scotia roads has almost doubled this year.
76 people have died on Nova Scotia roads this year as of Boxing Day, up from 48 last year. Of those deaths, 12 have been pedestrians.
That’s as many as the previous two years combined, and the most since 13 pedestrians were killed in 2006.
The other deaths this year include 52 vehicle occupants, nine motorcyclists, two off-road vehicles, and one cyclist.
The total is the most since 80 people died in 2013.