Mount Prospect crosswalk fatality still sparking questions about flashing signal

  • Eric Jakubowski of Mount Prospect thinks a signal at the Central Road crosswalk near Melas Park gives pedestrians a false sense of security. His wife was killed there a year ago.

      Eric Jakubowski of Mount Prospect thinks a signal at the Central Road crosswalk near Melas Park gives pedestrians a false sense of security. His wife was killed there a year ago. Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

  • Eric Jakubowski of Mount Prospect takes comfort in his wife Joni Beaudry's garden, where friends planted flowers after she was killed by a driver at a controversial crossing a year ago.

      Eric Jakubowski of Mount Prospect takes comfort in his wife Joni Beaudry's garden, where friends planted flowers after she was killed by a driver at a controversial crossing a year ago. Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

  • A cross stands in the garden to honor Joni Beaudry.

      A cross stands in the garden to honor Joni Beaudry. Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

  • Joni Beaudry

    Joni Beaudry

 
 
Updated 6/19/2017 12:06 PM

Is the crossing where a Mount Prospect woman was killed a year ago safe? Her husband doesn't think so as he recalls his "soul mate" and mother of five.

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