Splotchy Map of Death Brought to You By Automobiles

See all those purple dots? Each one represents the occupant of a vehicle who was killed in an auto accident between 2001 and 2009.

If you look closely on the map, there’s also orange, blue, and green dots marking the deaths of motorcyclists, pedestrians, and cyclists, creating a multicolored palette of fatalities. Check the embedded and zoomable version below.