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Fri October 25, 2013
Bike Fatalities Raise Concerns About Road Safety
Two local residents, Ivin Scurlock, 41, and Alexandra Simou, 40, lost their lives in a hit-and-run incident near Southern Village last month. North Carolina has one of the worst rates for bicycle and pedestrian fatalities in the country.
Host Frank Stasio speaks with Aimee Argote, a local musician who found Scurlock and Simou; Laura Sandt, senior research associate with University of North Carolina’s Highway Safety Research Center; Lauren Blackburn, director of North Carolina’s Department of Transportation's Bike and Pedestrian Transportation Division; Debbie West of the East Coast Greenway Alliance and an interim board member of Bike Durham.