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Biden’s infrastructure bill helps prevent parents from losing children to car wrecks
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Biden’s infrastructure bill helps prevent parents from losing children to car wrecks

Four years after her son was killed by a speeding car, Nevada mother Suzan Smith describes how essential infrastructure investments are to protect the safety of pedestrians. She celebrates the road safety projects from the Biden administration’s infrastructure investments.

Today would have been my son Jonny’s 16th birthday. Instead, this month marks the fourth birthday I have spent without him.

In March of 2019, Jonny was killed by a speeding driver while walking home from school. As Jonny crossed the street at an intersection that lacked a crosswalk or stoplight, he and a friend were hit by a driver going 67 mph. The speed limit was 35.

The above excerpt was originally published in the Las Vegas Sun. Click here to view the full article.

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