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Trespassing Casualties by State

Top 25 States Ranked by Total Trespass Casualties

(Based on Preliminary 2023 Federal Railroad Administration Statistics) 

UPDATED 6/6/24

According to preliminary FRA statistics, 1,382 pedestrian rail trespass casualties (fatalities + injuries) occurred in 2023. There were 718 trespass-related fatalities and 664 trespass injuries across the U.S. in 2023. Approximately 88% of all  2023 trespass casualties occurred in these states.

RANKSTATETOTAL CASUALTIESDEATHSINJURIES
1.California324190134
2.Texas178  75103
3.New York  75  22  53
4.Florida  60  30  30
5.Illinois  55  35  20
6.Georgia  53  33  20
7.Washington  43  27  16
8.Pennsylvania  40  24  16
9.Arizona  38  23  15
10.New Jersey  33  11  22
11.Oregon  28  12  16
12.Nevada  28  14  14
13.Tennessee  28  12  16
14.North Carolina  27  20    7
15.Missouri  26  11  15
16.Ohio  24  12  12
17.Indiana  25  13  12
18.Oklahoma  23  15    8
19.Kansas  19  13    6
20.Kentucky  17  10    7
21.Maryland  17    6  11
22.New Mexico  16  10    6 
23.Virginia  17  12    5
24.West Virginia  16    7    9
25.Mississippi  15    6    9

 

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