Pedestrians: Hempstead Turnpike a losing game
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Cases of pedestrian injury and death on Hempstead Turnpike in Nassau County divide almost equally into two broad categories: people who crossed at intersections with signals, and people who didn't.
The pedestrians in intersections faced significant danger from drivers who failed to yield, according to Newsday's analysis of police reports from 2005 through 2010. Some who chose not to cross...