Black and Hispanic pedestrians in the United States are more at risk


Roads and race: Black and Hispanic pedestrians in the United States are more at risk

Just being a pedestrian is far more dangerous for Hispanic and Hispanic Americans than it is for white Americans, according to a recent study.

The last road Ricardo Valdez, 50, ever took had only two lanes, but the speed limit was 55 mph. There were no streetlights to light his way and no sidewalks for him on this cold Midwestern January night.

His mother doesn’t know where he was going, but she knows one thing he had in mind at the time: saving up to get out of Ohio.

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