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Found this AP article today which addresses kids killed on Halloween related to traffic:

Halloween can be deadly for pedestrians, traffic study says

https://www.apnews.com/7e009555b3e84da58576a2f6195c61d8

Summary:
-43% higher death risk on October 31
-608 deaths on 42 Halloweens
-55 deaths of kids 4-8 yrs old
-NHTSA Data
-CDC has similar data in their study (’75-’96)
-Alcohol is a factor
-Canadian study of USA data

Study is in JAMA Pediatrics with more info and data, Pedestrian Fatalities Associated With Halloween in the United States,
https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamapediatrics/fullarticle/2711459

Take this data, NARSOL, et al, and compare it against registrant data for Halloween next time this point needs to be made to those who hammer registrants on Halloween.