From Stacia Glenn in The Olympian:
“Highway fatalities in Pierce and Thurston counties have dropped 50 percent so far this year, a trend authorities hope continues.”
THURSTON COUNTY TRAFFIC FATALITIES
22: Annual average of deaths from 2007 to 2009.
8: Annual average of deaths from 2010 to 2012.
Source: Tacoma-Pierce County DUI & Traffic Safety Task Force