Are smartphones causing more pedestrian deaths?

Posted at 3:29 AM, Jul 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-23 06:29:29-04

A new report says that more than 6,200 pedestrians were killed on U.S. roads in 2018, the highest number of deaths in almost 30 years.

A possible contributing factor is the smartphone, which can distract both drivers and walkers.

NBC’s Kerry Sanders reports for TODAY.