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10 and 15 Freeways Make Top 10 List of Deadliest in U.S.

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With the Summer driving season upon us, The Daily Beast has released a list of the 100 deadliest freeways in the country. And the two mentioned from Southern California made the top 10 with the 15 and the 10 freeways coming in at 4 and 5, respectively. Between 2004-2008, there were 506 fatalities on the 15's 287.26 miles -- that's 1.52 fatal crashes per mile. On the 10's 242.54 in-state miles, there were 387 deaths, averaging 1.41 per mile.