MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — As days get shorter and nights longer, motorists and pedestrians need to start looking out for one another.

Fall is the deadliest time for pedestrians, according to MnDOT.

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So far this year, 23 pedestrians have been killed. That’s compared to 17 of all last year.

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With the sun setting earlier, it will be harder for drivers to see pedestrians.

Officials ask that drivers stop for pedestrians in crosswalks.

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And if you’re out walking, be aware of traffic signs and signals at all intersections.