"While Los Angeles is making gains in becoming a more walkable city—such as the installation of apedestrian scramble at Hollywood and Highland—it unfortunately has the distinction of being the deadliest place in the country for pedestrians.
A recent analysis by the Auto Insurance Center found that Los Angeles County has the highest death toll for pedestrians. Using 2014 data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, it found that 284 pedestrians were killed in L.A. County—three times higher than Maricopa County in Arizona (home to Phoenix), the next-deadliest county in America. . . . "