Sebastopol police: Crosswalk lights f...

Sebastopol police: Crosswalk lights flashing at time of crash

There are 2 comments on the Petaluma360 story from Apr 11, 2014, titled Sebastopol police: Crosswalk lights flashing at time of crash. In it, Petaluma360 reports that:

A Sebastopol man who was struck and killed Wednesday evening while crossing Healdsburg Avenue was walking in a lighted, flashing crosswalk at the time, witnesses have told police.

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Karin Lease

Rohnert Park, CA

#1 Apr 12, 2014
These crosswalks north of town are so dangerous, especially for people crossing when the cars are traveling west. The walkways are foreshortened, the places where they meet the sidewalk are hidden by foliage & landscaping. I always slow WAY DOWN to make sure I am seeing everything. I know numerous people who have been struck here, but this is the first time someone I knew has died in the crosswalk. Very sad.
A Thought

Vacaville, CA

#2 Apr 12, 2014
Several "Studies" out there suggesting that Lighted Crosswalks are not effective, but more dangerous. This being the walker has a false sense of safety and is not as cautious as they should be when crossing...

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