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Reader's View: Pedestrians responsible for their safety

What was wrong with the picture of roller skiers on the Lester River Road that accompanied the Nov. 30 story, "Sharing the road?" The non-motorists were on the wrong side of the road. No one in the story mentioned that they were on the wrong side...

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Denfeld’s 1947 boys basketball team is the only Denfeld basketball team to win a state title. The team’s head coach was Lloyd Holm. Team members were Rudy Monson, Larry Tessier, Paul Nace, Kenneth Sunnarborg, Eugene Norlander, Howard Tucker, Tony Skull, Jerry Walczak, Bruce Budge, Keith Stolen and student manager Bob Scott.

What was wrong with the picture of roller skiers on the Lester River Road that accompanied the Nov. 30 story, "Sharing the road?"

The non-motorists were on the wrong side of the road. No one in the story mentioned that they were on the wrong side. Even a policeman and instructor/coach failed to mention that fact.

Pedestrians also are responsible for their safety. We have been taught since kindergarten to walk on the proper side of the street.

There is absolutely no excuse for a motorist to be nasty or abusive to pedestrians.

Donald Markwardt

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