17 traffic deaths reported in February

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OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) -- During the month of February, 17 traffic deaths occurred on Nebraska roadways, according to data collected by the Nebraska Department of Transportation.

Eleven of the occupants were not wearing a seatbelt. Eleven occupants were in rural locations. Three fatalities were on the interstate, 10 on other highways, and 4 on local roads, according to a release.

One of the fatalities was a pedestrian and two were motorcyclists.