Safety event planned to honor Helena girl

In honor of a 2-year-old Helena girl who was killed in a 2010 accident a Helena residence, a safety event has been planned for Saturday at the Pelham YMCA.

Abigail Dahlen was killed when she was struck by a vehicle in a driveway, and her brother, Nathan, is on a mission to share a message of safety.

"50 kids a week are backed over," said Dahlen.{}"Two{}of them are guaranteed to die."

The event will be held from 9 am until 12 pm and will feature safety demonstrations to inform the public about the potential dangers of blind spots and more.

"If save one life, that's great," said Dahlen. "If I save 15 lives, that's even better."