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Continued: Mom of boy who died in Woodbury crash wants safety zone restored

  • Article by: KEVIN GILES , Star Tribune
  • Last update: January 2, 2014 - 12:01 PM

He also said that county officials will meet again with St. Ambrose officials to consider other changes, including possibly returning some safety features that the family wanted, or even a new stop light.

“It’s pretty sad when you have your 9-year-old daughter standing in front of county commissioners pleading with them to do something,” Eppler-Scheller recalled of her family’s lobbying after Wyatt’s death, referring to Sierra. “It’s like everyone is just a number, but we’re talking about human beings.”

Theisen said that Eppler-Scheller had called him to express her disappointment, and had left an impression.

“In all of my years doing this job there is no more difficult conversation you can have than with a parent whose child died on our roads,” he said.

Kevin Giles • 651-925-5037

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