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Boy’s death spurs debate over traffic safety

The boy who was struck by a woman driving her car near the intersection of Wisconsin and 33rd St. died Tuesday. This has lead at least one news source to question whether that intersection is safe without traffic lights or stop signs.

The question of who is more at fault for the tragedy has not been publicly answered. WJLA has eye witness reports that the child ran into the street and was not crossing at the crosswalk. A woman claims, however, that the driver wasn’t paying attention and was using her cellphone, although it’s not clear whether this source saw the accident first-hand. Read more . .