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May 19, 2014 08:48 AM

Rapid City To Study High Pedestrian Accident Rate

Rapid City officials are using a $5,000 grant through the state Health Department to study ways to make city streets safer for pedestrians.

City statistics show that 26 pedestrians were hit by motorists last year - more than twice the rate in the rest of the state.

Long Range Community Planner Sandy Smith says the city will be compiling a list of key areas to study, and will then solicit volunteers to hit the streets. The study will start on May 31 and last for a year.

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