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Pedestrian crashes in Arizona: See 1,400+ incidents across state in 2017

The state saw a small increase in pedestrian-involved crashes and deaths in 2017 as compared to the previous year.

Data from the Arizona Department of Transportation shows 1,475 total pedestrian crashes in the state. Almost half of them -- 718 crashes -- occurred outside of an intersection.

A total of 324 were classified as hit-and-runs.

RELATED: Pedestrian deaths on the rise since 2016 in Tucson

Two hundred sixteen people died in pedestrian-involved crashes in 2017, compared to 189 fatalities in 2016.

Arizona was named the deadliest state for pedestrians in a recent study by the Governor's Office of Highway Safety.

RELATED: Tucson tests three-second red lights

Click on each point in the map below to see detailed information about each pedestrian-involved in Arizona in 2017. Points in red indicate that the crash occurred at an intersection.

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