Pedestrian deaths up in New Jersey

Pedestrian deaths are up sharply in New Jersey, ending a two-year trend since Gov. Jon Corzine implemented a $74 million safety plan. Fatalities are up 34 percent from this time last year, with 122 pedestrian

News 12 Staff

Oct 14, 2009, 12:42 AM

Updated 5,393 days ago

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Pedestrian deaths are up sharply in New Jersey, ending a two-year trend since Gov. Jon Corzine implemented a $74 million safety plan.
Fatalities are up 34 percent from this time last year, with 122 pedestrian deaths statewide. Three are killed every week on average.
Corzine's plan invested funds into educating both drivers and pedestrians, as well as posting traffic signs.


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