CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Charlotte has been named as one of the most dangerous cities in the nation for pedestrians.
Smart Growth America and The National Complete Streets Coalition ranked the metropolitan area including Charlotte, Gastonia, and Concord at number 10.
They suggest local leaders come up with more comprehensive policies for their streets.
They also suggest lowering the speed limit in certain areas to help prevent death and injuries to walkers.
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