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Pedestrian Deaths in the U.S. on the Rise

Pedestrian Deaths in the U.S. on the Rise

Pedestrian deaths are up in the U.S. and many factors are to blame. What can be done to stop it? HowStuffWorks looks several ideas from experts.

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