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Study shows link between Pokemon Go and high rate of traffic accidents

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A study estimates that 100,000 traffic accidents were caused by Pokemon Go.

It is reported the accidents may have caused $7 billion in damages.

Two professors from Purdue have attempted to get an idea of the game’s effect on traffic accidents by studying data from a county in Indiana.

The spread of smartphone has been identified as the primary cause for the increase in traffic accidents over the last several years.

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