Tampa, Florida -- The Tampa intersection where a teenager was hit and killed last week may get a crosswalk or even a traffic light.
The Florida Department of Transportation is reviewing video taken there this week.
The sometimes-shocking images show that despite repeated warnings from police and an educational campaign at nearby schools, it still keeps happening.
Children and adults are dangerously bolting across Hillsborough Avenue at 25th St., the same place 15-year-old Norma Velasquez-Cabrera was killed just nine days ago.
"I think it's a judgment call," said neighbor Ishawna Bolen. "A lot of people feel like they can cross the street when they can't."
FDOT posted cameras in the same area over the past week, and for four days recorded the traffic there.
They're reviewing it now and are trying to determine what, if anything, can be done to reduce jaw-dropping moments like a pregnant mother pushing her toddler in a stroller across six lanes of traffic, or a handicapped man struggling to get his wheelchair across the same lanes in time.
"Possibilities include an additional signal right there across from the apartments. That's what we're studying to see if it's warranted," said FDOT spokesperson Kris Carson. "We're also looking at a possible crosswalk in the area and upgrading the lighting along the area."
Another issue? A gap in a fence two blocks behind the strip mall which sits across the street from the apartment complex where Velasquez-Cabrera lived. The hole in the fence provides a shortcut to Middleton High School, possibly tempting students to cross Hillsborough Avenue less safely.
Managers of the vacant property where the fence sits say each time they try to fix it, someone reopens it. They promised to fix the fence again.
But Jasmine Crawford, walking along the same path with her two-year-old daughter Friday, told 10 News she's taken the same shortcut just about every day for the last year.
"I don't remember the last time that fence has been together, at all, " said Crawford.
FDOT consultants will review the video and determined based upon what they see, whether a crosswalk or perhaps even a full traffic light is needed at the intersection. But Carson said that could take months or perhaps as much as a year.
In the meantime, FDOT hopes a combination of education, law enforcement, and eventually engineering improvements will help avoid another tragedy.