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University Of Maryland: We Must Make Pedestrians Safer

Demanding change at the University of Maryland. Seven students were struck by cars; two killed at one dangerous intersection in College Park. The most recent tragedy was just this weekend.

05/07/2014

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Pedestrian Deaths Near Univ. Of Md. Campus Prompt Demands For Action

Demands for action after two people are struck and killed crossing a busy road near the University of Maryland. The school’s president is pleading for help.

04/25/2014

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Hopkins Researchers Work To Lower Pedestrian Deaths

Every year, thousands of people die while simply crossing the street. Researchers at Hopkins are now trying to stop pedestrian deaths.

04/22/2014

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Highway Safety Officials Urge Marylanders To Share The Road

A new push to make roads safer for Marylanders, whether they’re driving, walking or biking. Highway safety officials are trying to stop a scary spike in pedestrian deaths.

04/18/2014

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More Pedestrians Getting Injured While Distracted By Using Cell Phones

A new study shows that walking while using a cell phone can be dangerous and even deadly.

06/24/2013

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As Pedestrians, Men Face Higher Fatality Rate Than Women

Pedestrians account for a third of the 1.2 million traffic fatalities annually worldwide. Men are overrepresented.

01/02/2013

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7 Injured After MTA Bus Crashes Into Shelter Near Mondawmin Mall

An out-of-control bus plows into a group of people waiting at a bus stop in Northwest Baltimore. Now, investigators want to know how it happened.

09/20/2012

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4 Struck By SUV While Standing In Line For Food

Authorities say four people were struck by a sport-utility vehicle as they stood in line for food in the Columbia Heights neighborhood of Northwest Washington.

08/22/2012

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High Percentage Of D.C. Deaths Were Pedestrians

A new report shows that more than half of those killed in traffic accidents in the nation’s capital in 2010 were pedestrians.

08/07/2012

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1 Slain, 2 Fatally Struck By Cars In Prince George’s County

Police in Prince George’s County are investigating a fatal shooting and two unrelated pedestrian deaths.

07/15/2012

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Pedestrian Safety Program Launched In Ocean City

The State Highway Administration has launched a program to reduce jaywalking across Coastal Highway in Ocean City.

03/13/2012

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Changes Made To Deadly Anne Arundel Co. Intersection

There have been major safety changes to one of the busiest intersections in Anne Arundel County. They come less than a year after a teenage girl died trying to cross Ritchie Highway.

03/05/2012

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