Tennessee has surpassed 1,000 traffic fatalities across the state for 2018. 

Through Monday, 1,014 people have died in traffic incidents in Tennessee, an increase of 30 deaths from 2017 or three percent.  

The increase in deaths came in the second-half of the year as fatalities were down in four of the first five months of 2018. 

Deaths rose in August, November and December compared to 2017. 

In the Middle Tennessee area, Robertson County has seen the biggest increase, year-to-year.