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Trespassing Casualties by State

Top 25 States Ranked by Total Trespass Casualties

(Based on Preliminary 2022 Federal Railroad Administration Statistics) 

UPDATED 2/8/24

According to preliminary FRA statistics, 1,157 pedestrian rail trespass casualties (fatalities + injuries) occurred in 2022. There were 606 trespass-related fatalities and 551 trespass injuries across the U.S. in 2022. Approximately 84% of all  2022 trespass casualties occurred in these states.

RANKSTATETOTAL CASUALTIESDEATHSINJURIES
1.California24014496
2.Texas140  5585
3.Florida  63  3825
4.New York  61  2734
5.Illinois  60  3525
6.Georgia  40  1822
7.Washington  32  2012
8.Pennsylvania  30  1416
9.Oregon  27  1413
10.Indiana  27  1215
11.Ohio  25  1510
12.Arizona  24    915
13.Colorado  23    914
14.North Carolina  22    814
15.Oklahoma  20    911
16.Tennessee  20    911
17.New Jersey  18    9  9
18.Louisiana  17    710
19.New Mexico  17  14  3
20.Iowa  16    511
21.Nevada  16  11  5
22.Virginia  16    7  9
23.Missouri  14    8  6
24.Alabama  14  11  3
25.Michigan  13    8  5

 

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