Local youth at risk of injury

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As the summer of 2019 begins I noticed one of the new signs of summer has arrived: Pre-adolescent and teenage boys are using the road that goes up to the water treatment plant at Montana and Cedar Streets to take daredevils rides down the road through the intersection and down Montana at “high” speeds.

This is extremely dangerous and will eventually lead to someone being injured or killed. I recommend that any parents who don’t want to have to bury their child this summer have a serious talk with him or her about this type of activity.

Don’t expect the police to monitor this, since it could happen at any time during the day or early evening at the whim of a child.

Attorneys and lawsuits won’t bring anyone back.

 

Dale Chapman, Libby