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Over 5,000 pedestrians killed in the U.S in 2016

Over 5,000 pedestrians killed in the U.S in 2016

Jafet Serrato

April 19, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News

Nearly 6,000 people died while walking to their destination last year, according to a recent analysis report by the Governors Highway Safety Association. That is an 11 percent increase compared to 2015, at 5,376 deaths. Out of those killed, 359 of them were from California, making it the state with the ...

Chico streets are whack

Chico streets are whack

Alex Horne

May 12, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Have you ever felt like you were risking your life simply crossing the street in Chico? I know I have. The streets of downtown, the CHICO streets (Chestnut, Hazel, Ivy, Cherry, Orange) and any street near campus are jam packed with pedestrians, cars, bikers and boarders. In my opinion, driving, walkin...

Fatal collision leaves 2 dead

Fatal collision leaves 2 dead

Hannah Suzuki

April 27, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, News

A fatal vehicle versus pedestrian collision on an East Lassen Avenue sidewalk left an elderly couple dead and passenger injured Saturday. An 81-year-old driver had driven up onto a sidewalk and struck the two pedestrians, who were walking their dog, according to a press release. When the C...

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