Aug 6, 2013 4:15 PM by ASSOCIATED PRESS
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Los Angeles City Council wants new street barriers to block unwanted vehicles from getting onto the Venice Beach boardwalk.
A council motion approved unanimously Tuesday asks police and city officials to immediately erect temporary barriers at the most dangerous intersections along the boardwalk.
The council also asked for a two-week study that will assess where to install permanent posts or other barriers to keep cars away from pedestrians.
The vote comes three days after a rogue driver maneuvered around a vehicle barrier and plowed into tourists and vendors on the boardwalk, killing an Italian honeymooner and injuring 16 others.
A transient with a history of run-ins with police - Nathan Louis Campbell - is in custody for investigation of murder.
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