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Monday, December 05, 2005

Cemetery in Middle of Road Perhaps a Bad Idea

From the Sioux City (Ia.) Journal of Dec. 5, 2005:

Cemetery located in West Des Moines road to get city protection

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- City officials say they plan to relocate a street intersection that will help protect a 158-year-old cemetery that sits in the middle of a road and has again been the site of a car crash.

An accident last week marked the latest of several times drivers have plowed into the circular cemetery, which is in the middle of a Dallas County intersection at 335th Street and X Avenue.

A driver, apparently surprised to come upon a cemetery in the middle of the road, barreled right through the grounds.


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