Report: Nebraska Traffic Deaths Up in December

Posted at 5:55 PM, Dec 22, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-22 18:55:17-05

The number of deaths on Nebraska highways in December has skyrocketed compared to past years.  

According to a new Triple A report, killer crashes in the state are up 82 percent compared to the last two years.

So far, there have been 20 deaths this month.

Triple A urges people to buckle up, avoid distractions and slow down when roads become slick, which could be the case in Omaha on Friday.