Manny Crisostomo/mcrisostomo@sacbee.com

City of Sacramento and the Sacramento City Unified School District celebrate the operation of a new traffic signal on Fruitridge Road at a West Campus High School press conference Sacramento, Calif., on Tuesday, May 9, 2014. About 28 months ago, 16-year-old Michelle Murigi was hit by a car at the intersection of Fruitridge Road and 58th Street. Hundreds of West Campus High School students along with local officials and friends and family walked to Fruitridge Road and witness the new traffic lights being turned on. Last fall, after student activism and a petition drive led by high school senior Siena Antolin - a friend of Michelle - the city and school district agreed to share the $400,000 cost of installing traffic signals at the busy corner.

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