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November 3, 2013

OEDEL: Dangerous by design

While walking home from work along Gray Highway on Sept. 24, Daniel Muhammad, 25, died after being struck by a car. One week later, Brenda Faye Johnson, 62, died after being struck by a car also while walking along Gray Highway. Donna Davis, 53, died Oct. 23 after he’d been struck by a car Oct. 18 while walking along Eisenhower Parkway. Walter Leggett, 61, died Oct. 27 after his bike collided with a car on Forsyth Road/Route 41 just beyond Bibb County’s north border. Three hours later, Luther Wright, 60, died from injuries suffered on Oct. 23 when a car struck him at 6:40 a.m. while he walked on Magnolia Drive in Fort Hill. All five are now “ped/bike” death statistics.

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