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.READ MORE: Help Sought Finding Missing 84-Year-Old Woman In Western Wisconsin
So far this year, 23 pedestrians have been killed. That’s compared to 17 of all last year.READ MORE: In Sartell, Beloved 'Grandpa Kevin' Is Sharing Life Lessons To Elementary School Students
With the sun setting earlier, it will be harder for drivers to see pedestrians.
Officials ask that drivers stop for pedestrians in crosswalks.MORE NEWS: Despite Warm Temps, Cold Water Poses Hypothermia Risk At Minnesota Lakes Over Memorial Day Weekend
And if you’re out walking, be aware of traffic signs and signals at all intersections.