MOUNT PLEASANT, N.Y. -- Residents are being asked to slow down and obey traffic laws following the recent death of a pedestrian in Valhalla, according to the ExaminerNews.com.
Town officials were prompted to launch an effort following the tragedy in hopes of increasing pedestrian safety, especially school-age children, the ExaminerNews.com said.
The town plans to distribute fliers featuring various messages including "Don't Drink & Drive" and "Don't Text & Drive," the ExaminerNews.com added.
Spearheaded by Mount Pleasant Supervisor Carl Fulgenzi, the campaign also will include heightened patrols, speed traps and warning lights, said the ExaminerNews.com.
The Yorktown woman was killed crossing the street earlier in September, the ExaminerNews.com added.
Anyone who sees an unsafe driver is asked to call the town police at 914-769-1941, according to the NewsExaminer.com.