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Posted on Tue, Feb 23, 2010 : 6:44 p.m.

Pedestrian refuge sign at Seventh and Washington hit again

By Edward Vielmetti

The sign at the pedestrian refuge island at Seventh and Washington was hit by a car at about 4:50 p.m. on Tuesday, February 23, according to neighbor Wayne Eaker who witnessed the crash. The driver was making a left turn from West Washington onto South Seventh when they hit the sign.

According to records obtained earlier by in a FOIA request, this is the 11th time the sign has been hit since it was installed in October of 2009.

Edward Vielmetti writes for