Good news for pedestrians. After three years of increases , the number of pedestrians killed in traffic crashes in the United States appears to be dropping.

Compared with the first six months of 2012, pedestrian deaths fell 8.7% during the first six months of 2013.

Why the drop? Experts aren’t sure, just like they aren’t sure what caused the initial increase in deaths at a time when other categories of road fatalities were dropping.

USA Today takes a look at the numbers.

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