Community leaders call for safety changes after Marisol Martinez struck, killed by bus

Community leaders are calling on Mayor Bill de Blasio to make north Brooklyn a priority in his pedestrian safety plan, a day after a young

Community leaders are calling on Mayor Bill de Blasio to make north Brooklyn a priority in his pedestrian safety plan, a day after a young woman was struck and killed by a bus.

Community leaders are calling on Mayor Bill de Blasio to make north Brooklyn a priority in his pedestrian safety plan, a day after a young woman was struck and killed by a bus. (3/2/14)

BROOKLYN - Community leaders are calling on Mayor Bill de Blasio to make north Brooklyn a priority in his pedestrian safety plan, a day after a young woman was struck and killed by a bus.

Marisol Martinez, 21, was struck by a bus on Union Avenue in Williamsburg.

Her family says she had the right of way as she was crossing the street.

Other families who have lost loved ones to accidents joined community leaders on Sunday in calling on the mayor and the Department of Transportation to make changes.

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