• Sidewalk on W. Tyvola Rd. to be built after fatal accident

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    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - New safety measures are about to be put in place nearly two years after two boys died along a southwest Charlotte road.

    City leaders awarded a contract to a construction company to build a sidewalk on West Tyvola Road where the accident happened that killed Jeremy Brewton and Kadrien Pendergrass who lost their lives in early 2012.

    A delivery truck driver hit the boys in a spot where there's no sidewalk.

    The sidewalk project is expected to finish a year ahead of schedule, with construction slated to start this April and finish in June and will cost $720,000.

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