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Memorial fund honors slain student

HPU aims to promote traffic safety after a student was killed by a hit-and-run driver

By Marcie Kagawa

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Nov 23, 2012

~~<p>A year after a Hawaii Pacific University sophomore was struck and killed in a crosswalk at the entrance of HPU's Windward Oahu campus, her family has helped establish the Mariah Danforth-Moore Memorial Fund at the school with the aim of making the crosswalk safer.</p>
<p>&quot;It's an open challenge for anyone who cares about safety in that area (of Kamehameha Highway) and cares to see accidents prevented in the future,&quot; Todd Simmons, HPU vice president of marketing and communications, said Tuesday. &quot;We want people to join us in supporting this safety fund and help to finance what we hope will be a substantial safety improvement on that stretch of road.&quot;</p>
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A year after a Hawaii Pacific University sophomore was struck and killed in a crosswalk at the entrance of HPU's Windward Oahu campus, her family has helped establish the Mariah Danforth-Moore Memorial Fund at the school with the aim of making the crosswalk safer.

"It's an open challenge for anyone who cares about safety in that area (of Kamehameha Highway) and cares to see accidents prevented in the future," Todd Simmons, HPU vice president of marketing and communications, said Tuesday. "We want people to join us in supporting this safety fund and help to finance what we hope will be a substantial safety improvement on that stretch of road." Login for more...



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