|01/15/24 LICKING COUNTY, OHIO – The Licking County Health Department’s (LCHD) Safe Communities Coalition reported two crash fatalities in the county during December 2023. During December 2022, there were no crash fatalities reported. In 2023, there were a total of 23 crash fatalities in Licking County. In 2022, there were 18 crash fatalities in Licking County. Our sincere condolences to the families and loved ones involved.
The Safe Communities Coalition is a group of community partners with the goal to reduce traffic-related deaths. It is administered by the Licking County Health Department and provides monthly traffic fatality updates to the community. It is the Coalition’s mission to educate the public about the consequences of dangerous driving behaviors such as drinking and driving, reckless driving, distracted driving, not wearing a seat belt, and not wearing a helmet when operating a motorcycle.
For more information on traffic safety issues and crash data in Licking County visit the Ohio State Highway Patrol website.
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