Betty King Dennis, a volunteer firefighter with the Centerville, North Carolina, Fire and Rescue Association, was struck and killed by a vehicle as she was directing traffic at the scene of a car crash on January 3, 2001. The accident took place at Research Triangle Park, where Dennis worked.
Dennis, who was 54, was wearing a reflective vest and using a flashlight at the time of the accident, which occurred in the early evening. A traffic light, which had been requested and denied at least twice before, has now been installed at the intersection where the crashes took place.
Memorial donations may be sent to the Betty King Dennis Memorial Fund, c/o Susan Winn, 154 S. Creek Dr., Louisburg NC 27549.
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