A man has been charged for two deaths allegedly caused by an illegal race. The car accident happened in Pennsylvania, on state highway 16 near Beartown Road in Washington Township, Pennsylvania. The car crash happened in February, earlier this year.
According to the Pennsylvania State Police, more than 350 people were injured in car accidents between the dates of September 2 and September 5 this year. The 783 collisions that occurred over Labor Day weekend injured 351 individuals and killed nine others. More than half of these recent fatalities were caused by car crashes in which alcohol was directly involved. Eighty of the 783 accidents involved alcohol somehow.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of fatal workplace accidents from 2009 to 2010 went down very slightly. In 2010, 4,547 individuals lost their lives to a fatal workplace injury. In 2009, the number was barely higher at 4,551.