City, SCUSD to celebrate new Fruitridge traffic signal

Press release

May 6, 2014 (Sacramento):  SCUSD and the City of Sacramento will celebrate the operation of a new traffic signal on Fruitridge Road on Friday, May 9, at a West Campus High School press conference.

The installation of the new light at Fruitridge and 58th Street culminates a joint effort by the two agencies launched after West Campus student Michelle Murigi, 16, was fatally hit by a car in the intersection. Subsequent to her death, five of Michelle’s friends and classmates started a petition to demand a traffic signal (

WHAT: Press conference on new Fruitridge traffic signal light

WHEN: 10 a.m. on Friday, May 9

WHERE: West Campus High School, 5022 58th St., Sacramento, CA 95820

WHO: City Councilmember Kevin McCarty, Interim Superintendent Dr. Sara Noguchi, WALKSacramento, Michelle Murigi’s family and friends