Posted: Jul 29, 2011 9:04 AM by Angela Marshall (KPAX Missoula)
Newly released numbers show that Montana can be a dangerous place who take to the streets to walk from place to place.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says Montana ranks 13th in the nation when it comes to pedestrian deaths.
The agency reports that about 1½ out of every 100,000 Montanans die every year while it also says 5,000 people die nationwide each year.
Florida is ranked as the most dangerous state for pedestrians by the NHTSA study.