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Linn County urges caution to drivers due to tall crops

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LINN COUNTY (KWWL) -

Linn County is urging drivers to be cautious on rural roads because crops are tall.

The height of the crops can make it hard to see.

They say to treat all unmarked four-way stops as if they have stop signs to ensure safety.

It is also important for drivers to make sure trains aren't coming before crossing train tracks.

Tall crops can obstruct views specifically at intersections, so Linn County is encouraging drivers to be sure to check both ways whether there is a stop sign or not.

But, many of the rural roads do have stop signs, "We made an investment in safety by installing the stop signs, and our rural intersections are no better controlled, but caution is still necessary because of obstructed views due to the crops," said Ben Merta, Linn County secondary road superintendent, according to a press release we received from the county.

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