- Associated Press - Thursday, November 17, 2016

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) - Dozens have attended a public forum in Lewiston, Maine, to discuss pedestrian safety after a 13-year-old was struck and killed by a truck earlier this month.

The Sun Journal reports one of the attendees on Wednesday was Kellie Foley, the mother of Jayden Cho-Sargent, who was struck and killed by a pickup truck on his way to Lewiston Middle School on Nov. 3.

Suggestions to improve pedestrian safety included improved signage and flashing yellow lights on streets to alert drivers of crosswalks.

Other suggestions include parents talking with their children about crossing streets, improving push-to-walk buttons at busy intersections and cracking down on speeders.

The ideas will be sent to the city’s public works department.

Three people have been struck and killed in the city in the past year.

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