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Official: Drivers not solely responsible for ped. deaths

Drivers are not solely responsible for safety on the roads, particularly as statistics show pedestrian deaths in the first half of last year increased in D.C. and Virginia.

Tags: pedestrian accident , pedestrian deaths , texting , texting ban , texting while driving , Hank Silverberg , Paul D. Shinkman

Thursday - 01/20/2011, 12:06pm EST

Pedestrian killed after being hit by 2 cars in Severna Park

A 50-year-old man was killed when crossing Ritchie Highway near Robinson Road.

Tags: accident , Anne Arundel County police

Sunday - 01/09/2011, 01:59pm EST

Pedestrian struck, killed by car in Mt. Vernon area

Fairfax County Police say the man, in his 50s, was trying to cross Route 1 near Janna Lee Avenue when he was struck and killed by a Jeep Grand Cherokee.

Tags: car accident , pedestrian killed , Fairfax County Police

Sunday - 01/02/2011, 01:36pm EST

Police: Shoppers beware in mall parking lots

About 20 percent of all pedestrian collisions occur in shopping center parking lots, Montgomery County Police report -- a particularly dangerous statistic when combined with the tired, frazzled fit-seekers who descend upon local malls and stores during the biggest shopping day of the year.

Tags: Shopping , Black Friday , collision , pedestrian accident , Lucille Baur , Montgomery County Police , Tysons Corner

Friday - 11/26/2010, 04:45pm EST

Jaywalkers give in to peer pressure, study says

You could be playing a dangerous game of follow the leader -- and not even know it.

Tags: jaywalking , Behavioral Ecology , Constitution Avenue , National Mall , Max Smith , Gary Emerling , pedestrian safety

Sunday - 11/14/2010, 09:12pm EST

Mother, child struck by car in Northwest D.C.

A mother and child struck by a car Tuesday in Northwest are expected to be OK, D.C. fire officials say.

Tags: pedestrian accident , New Jersey Avenue , D.C. Fire and EMS , Neal Augenstein , Gary Emerling

Tuesday - 11/09/2010, 03:06pm EST

MoCo official calls for street changes, praises D.C.

The number of pedestrians killed by cars can be cut down by making design changes to streets, the president of the Montgomery County Council says.

Tags: Nancy Floreen , Montgomery County Council , pedestrian deaths , Adam Tuss , Gary Emerling

Thursday - 10/21/2010, 04:43pm EDT

Woman dies after being hit by Arlington school bus

An elderly woman hit by a school bus Monday in Arlington has died.

Tags: Arlington County Police , School buses , school bus , pedestrian accident

Monday - 10/18/2010, 05:52pm EDT