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HANNAH STRONG/The Lancaster News
Pam Houge points out a student walking along the shoulder of River Road toward U.S. 521, just a few feet away from a moving car. “I don’t want someone to get hurt or killed before they decide to put in crosswalks and sidewalks,” she said.
Street safety at issue for IL schools

An Indian Land Middle School parent has collected about 300 signatures on a petition pushing SCDOT to put in sidewalks and crosswalks on River Road and U.S. 521.
“I don’t want someone to get hurt or killed before they decide to put in crosswalks and sidewalks,” said Pam Houge, who started the petition Oct. 26 and got about 300 signatures in two weeks. “It shouldn’t take someone getting killed before they do something.
“I’m on a mission. I’m not going to stop until this is done.”

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