Borough officials have asked the state DOT to look into safety improvements at the Maple Avenue/West Front Street intersection, where a pedestrian was killed two weeks ago. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge)
By DUSTIN RACIOPPI
The death of a 40-year-old pedestrian two weeks ago has spurred Red Bank police and other officials into discussions with the New Jersey Department of Transportation over safety at the intersection in which she was hit by a truck.
Additionally, local leadership is brainstorming ways to make walking on borough streets less hazardous, they say.
On the list to accomplish that goal: speed-limit reductions, more four-way stops, and changes to signs and lighting, specifically at the intersection of West Front Street and Maple Avenue, where Laura Martin was hit and killed by a New Jersey Transit truck on October 27.