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Crosswalks and the Elderly

It's dark, rain is falling hard, and the roads are filled with evening traffic. You might think that using a crosswalk would be the safest way to get across the street. But a new study focusing on elderly pedestrians has come up with some unnerving findings. NPR's Joseph Shapiro reports.

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Joseph Shapiro is a NPR News Investigations correspondent.