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Pinellas officials take closer look at bus stop safety

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January

Bundled in jackets and clutching yellow notepads, Pinellas County School District officials started their Monday early at several arterial bus stops. After the death of a Pinellas Park High junior who was hit by a car, the goal was to glean information to make the stops more safe.

"We're trying to get a sense of what's happening," said Michael Bessette, associate superintendent, as he stood at the 66th Street N and 70th Avenue stop where 17-year-old Nora Huapilla was killed last month.

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