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Neighbors Say Linn Street Is A Dangerous Stretch Of Road

A pedestrian crosswalk along Linn Street in the West End.

A local woman is killed by a car in a crosswalk on one of Cincinnati's busy streets. Now her friend is mourning her loss and calling for attention from the city about a stretch of road she sees as dangerous and deadly.

According to Cincinnati police crash data, more than 320 crashes have occurred along Linn Street in the West End since 2018. The road has developed a reputation for crashes and speeding.

Joining Cincinnati Edition to discuss Linn Street and its reputation for crashes are resident Catherine Johnson; Vision Zero task force member Derek Bauman; and WCPO transportation reporter Pat LaFleur.

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Michael Monks brings a broad range of experience to WVXU-FM as the host of Cincinnati Edition, Cincinnati Public Radio's weekday news and information talk show.