DeWitt hopes to make safer a school zone crosswalk

By Skyler Ashley
Bath-DeWitt Connection Staff Reporter

DEWITT — A new proposal is in the works to increase the safety of DeWitt School District students on Herbison Road. Herbison is the road the DeWitt Junior High School’s entrance lies on; the concern raises from a lack of a crosswalk that student’s have immediate access too. The nearest crosswalk is relatively close on the left, but Dave Hunsaker of DeWitt Area Recreation Authority worries that certain students will not take the time to walk the extra distance. “They don’t take the time, because they’re kids.” said Hunsaker, who is also a member of the DeWitt City Council. The issue was discussed during the council’s Nov.