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Help Me Hayley: Weeds a growing concern for one neighborhood

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SPOKANE, Wash. -

It's a tragedy waiting to happen. That's how one Spokane woman describes an intersection just outside her busy apartment complex, where people are coming and going at all hours. She said overgrown weeds are making it a struggle for turning drivers to see where they're going. She said 'help me Hayley'.

"It's just going to be a big disaster eventually," said neighbor Melissa Christian.

Melissa said she is constantly on edge.

"Frustrated and scared for everybody who lives in this complex that uses this road," she said.

Large weeds are the reason why. They are eyesores that Melissa believes are putting families in danger.

"Someone is going to get hit because they can't see around the weeds," she said. "When I go up to the corner I have to pull up a lot further to make a safer right turn because you can't see."

The weeds are on the property of Franks and Inland Towing. Melissa claims she asked them herself to cut them down.

"It didn't go well," she said.

So she called Hayley Guenthner. The business owner Rick Hartner wasted no time wiping out the hazard. Three hours after we called him, a crew was there taking care of the issue.

"I didn't know it was bothering people," he said. "I don't want to be a bad neighbor."

"You guys immediately got it taken care of and got them moving," Melissa said. "I'm really happy about that."

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