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Isles most lethal state for elder pedestrians, report finds

  • GEORGE F. LEE / 2012

    Hawaii had an annual average of nearly five pedestrian fatalities of people 65 and older per 100,000 seniors, more than twice the national average of 2.06 per 100,000.

Seniors in Hawaii face a greater risk of being struck and killed by a car than in any other state in the nation — a nagging fact that hasn’t changed much in the last decade, according to a report released this week by the National Complete Streets Coalition. Read more

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