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Fatal crashes on I-81: 1998-2008

Behind each of the 266 fatal crashes on I-81 between 1998 and 2008 is a story of human lives. Families. Commuters. Vacationers. Truckers. Many begin like any other trip on the road, then something happens. A tire blows. The road gets icy. Someone falls asleep. Click on the points below to read about the many lives upon whom I-81 has left an indelible mark.

**Trucks, as defined for this data, include two- and three-axle fixed trucks and tractor trailers with single and multiple trailers.





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