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Sunday’s Austin American Statesman had a great article about the increasing number of auto-pedestrian fatalities in Austin.  While the bigger trend is for fewer traffic fatalities, the number of auto-pedestrian accidents and fatalities is increasing.  Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo has two theories about the increase.  One, increased alcohol usage by motorists and pedestrians could explain…

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In the last week of 2010, Austin had two fatal auto-pedestrian crashes along I35.  On December 30, 2010, Luis Ascencio-Sanchez was run over and killed along the access road IH 35 in North Austin.     On the other end of town, Robin Waitt was walking across the southbound lanes of I35 on December 21, 2010 when…

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