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Montgomery County Pedestrian Safety Issues (Video)

Montgomery County has experienced an increase in pedestrian fatalities. Drivers have been at fault for the majority of recent accidents. The police have begun issuing $80 citations to drivers that do not observe pedestrian crosswalks. County Executive Isiah Leggett comments on the County’s efforts to keep pedestrians safe. Take a look.

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