241 people were killed in traffic accidents across Lithuania last year. While the number is big for deaths that could have been avoided, it represents fewer traffic casualties in the country than in any other year since 1990, the Road Traffic Police reports.
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Slightly more, 267 people, were killed in traffic accidents in 2014 and 256 the year before.

Most of the victims last year, 81, were pedestrians.

In all, 3,801 people were injured in traffic accidents in 2015, the police report.

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