Pedestrian Safety Awareness campaign begins Monday

ST. LOUIS - The Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety launched a new campaign to reduce the number of pedestrian-involved accidents Monday.

There were a total of 98 pedestrians that were killed in Missouri accidents last year while 264 were seriously injured. The top contributing factors involved were a failure to yield, alcohol or drug impairment and distracted driving.

The campaign runs from June 11-17.

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