Burlington County had 49 traffic fatalities in 2017, second highest in NJ

Burlington County no longer holds the dubious distinction of having the most traffic fatalities, although its highways and roads were still among the deadliest in New Jersey. But the county’s 49 traffic deaths from 47 accidents in 2017 were one less than the 50 deaths from 49 accidents in 2016, and its total death toll was second among the 21 counties, behind Ocean County’s 54…