Cars stop while a pedestrian crosses North State Street at East Maple Street, in Bellingham in February 2016. More pedestrians are struck by automobiles in marked crosswalks than unmarked crosswalks, partly because they feel like they’re in a force field.
Cars stop while a pedestrian crosses North State Street at East Maple Street, in Bellingham in February 2016. More pedestrians are struck by automobiles in marked crosswalks than unmarked crosswalks, partly because they feel like they’re in a force field. Philip A. Dwyer pdwyer@bellinghamherald.com
Cars stop while a pedestrian crosses North State Street at East Maple Street, in Bellingham in February 2016. More pedestrians are struck by automobiles in marked crosswalks than unmarked crosswalks, partly because they feel like they’re in a force field. Philip A. Dwyer pdwyer@bellinghamherald.com

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