Family turns tragedy into safety

March 28, 2008 2:52:25 PM PDT
A North Harris County street is a little safer thanks to the family of a little girl killed while walking home from a park. Relatives of Nathaly Coreas on Friday unveiled the Fallbrook pedestrian crosswalk signal near Veterans Memorial. A car struck and killed five-year-old Nathaly along that section of Fallbrook in September of 2006.

Coreas' Parents and LULAC convinced the county to set up new crosswalk signals to prevent more accidents.

"It brings me great joy to know that in a few months, the kids will be out of school and they'll be able to utilize this pedestrian cross walk signal as they safely get to their park," said Patty Samarripa, president of LULAC council.

LULAC says they also want the county to put speeds bumps in the area.

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