DOT defends Hempstead Tpke. safety improvements

The New York State Department of Transportation, in the wake of the June 15, 2014 hit-and-run death of 13-year-old Bryanna Soplin, is defending criticism by advocates that not enough has been done to improve safety on Hempstead Turnpike -- deemed one of the most dangerous in the region for pedestrians. (Credit: Stringer News Service and Newsday / John Paraskevas)

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