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Memorial for Nellie Yelli Saturday + Treza Hafzalla charged with Vehicular Homicide, Hit & Run

Friends, family and neighbors will gather tomorrow (Saturday) morning to remember Nellie Yelli, 62, who was killed Sunday while walking in a Green Lake crosswalk. The memorial, organized by Seattle Neighborhood Greenways, begins 11 a.m. at 82nd and Wallingford Ave … Continue reading

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Sunday: Join a memorial for recent victims of traffic violence, rally for safer streets

Seattle Neighborhood Greenways groups are organizing their second memorial event in as many weeks, this time in Northgate. Meet noon Sunday at Northgate Community Center to join. It’s been an awful couple weeks of traffic violence in the area. Last … Continue reading

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Memorial walk for Desiree McCloud tonight on Yesler Way

Family, friends and neighbors working for safer streets will hold a memorial walk for Desiree McCloud today (Monday) on E Yesler Way. The walk starts 6 p.m. at Bailey Gatzert Elementary. The group will cross the street to the ghost … Continue reading

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One year after Kung was killed, join a vigil and call for Vision Zero Friday

Traffic injuries and deaths are preventable, and we have the cure. We’ve already planned Seattle’s safe streets upgrades corridor-by-corridor and neighborhood-by-neighborhood. The city’s traffic engineers have studied proven best practices from in town and around the world. The city is … Continue reading

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Memorial walk Saturday for Leo Almanzor, killed walking to work downtown

Leo Almanzor worked as a janitor at Washington Athletic Club in downtown Seattle for 17 years. But his walk from the bus to his job took a tragic turn November 22 when someone driving a Honda sedan fled a Seattle … Continue reading

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Lucia: Seattle one of the safest cities to walk, but that’s not good enough

Seattle is one of the safest big cities in North America for people walking, but tell that to the 415 people hit by cars and trucks in 2013. For every 100,000 Seattle residents, 1.15 people will be killed in traffic … Continue reading

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Neighbors and relatives walk to remember James St. Clair, call for a safe 35th Ave SW

Neighbors, family members, elected officials and Seattle Neighborhood Greenways gathered Saturday to walk in remembrance of James St. Clair and to call for a safer 35th Ave SW. “I just hope my uncle’s death is not in vain,” St. Clair’s … Continue reading

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Vigil walk planned for man seriously injured in Madison Park crosswalk

Seattle Neighborhood Greenways and the Madison Park Community Council are planning a vigil walk for the man critically injured in Madison Park Friday. The man was struck by someone on a bike headed downhill and received serious head injuries from … Continue reading

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100 people walk to vigil for hit-and-run victim Trevon Crease-Holden

100 people gathered Monday to walk together to a vigil at MLK and S Walden Street, where someone driving a gray Honda struck 15-year-old Trevon Crease-Holden as he and his younger brother walked across the street in a crosswalk. The … Continue reading

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