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What to do about U.S. 'epidemic' of pedestrian deaths

Clip: 06/17/2019 | 6m 4s

U.S. pedestrian deaths are at their highest level since 1990. Possible explanations include wider roads, sprawling cities, heavier traffic in residential areas due to navigation apps and increasing distractions from digital devices. And according to victims’ families and safety advocates, the problem is a crisis state and local governments have been slow to address. Arren Kimbel-Sannit reports.

Aired: 06/17/19

Rating: NR

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