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Slower speed may be used at Rock Island
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Highway Patrol Capt. R.C. Christian spent considerable time Wednesday at the scene of the most recent traffic fatality.
With three fatalities already this year, law enforcement officials are wondering what is happening at the seemingly wide open intersection in Rock Island that keeps claiming lives.“The best advice I can give is look, then look again,” said Highway Patrol Capt. R.C. Christian, who spent considerable time Wednesday at the scene of the most recent traffic fatality at the intersection of Sparta Highway and Rock Island Road near Dollar General. “There is one thing that did occur to me while I was there. When you pull up to turn onto Rock Island Road from Sparta Highway, you’re sitting at approximately a 45-degree angle to oncoming traffic.