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13
Sep

Megan Marie Small, 21 – TX

On November 25, 2007 Megan Small was returning to college from Thanksgiving break when another driver crossed the centerline of the roadway and hit Megan head-on, killing her instantly. In the 45 minutes before the crash, the opposing driver had placed 7 phone calls and sent/received 15 text messages. He was receiving a text at

30
Aug

Jeanette (Hager) Campbell, 67 – PA

On July 31, 2018, Jeanette Campbell and her three young grandchildren were passengers in a van being driven by Jeanette’s daughter, Laura Oswald. They were on their way to a park for a day of swimming when they were broadsided by a dump truck which ran a red light at a speed of over 50

28
Aug

Danielle Delgado Garcia, 22 – KS

On May 26, 2018 22 year-old Danielle Delgado Garcia was on her way to work at Pawnee Valley Community Hospital in Larned, Kansas when she rear-ended a truck while texting on Snapchat. She died a few hours later after being airlifted  to a trauma center in Wichita. A 2015 graduate of Larned High School, Danielle

12
Sep

Owen Cole Brezitski, 8 – PA

On March 17, 2011, 8-year-old Owen Cole Brezitski was killed by a 17-year-old distracted driver while walking in a crosswalk with his family in front of Bishop McDevitt High School in Harrisburg, PA.  He had just attended a band concert for his sisters and to celebrate the evening’s event they were headed out to get

15
May

2018 Video and Meme Contest Winners!

EndDD.org is proud to announce the winners of our 2018 Video and Meme/Gif Contest – “Friends Don’t Let Friends Drive Distracted”, which was expanded this year to include elementary and middle school students. With over 56 videos and 167 memes/gifs submitted, the 8 winners hailed from NY, AL, MN, ND, IN and VA. Our impressive group of judges were Deborah Hersman, President and CEO of the National Safety Council [….]

24
Apr

Ben Labonosky IV- 57, CT

On July 16, 2017 Ben Labonosky IV was fatally injured by a distracted driver. It was the kind of perfect Summer weather that Ben would dream of all year and he was taking a leisurely Sunday ride on his motorcycle. He had slowed to make a left-hand turn when he was rear-ended by a distracted

31
Mar

Casey Feldman

[EndDD.org, a project of the Casey Feldman Foundation, was established as the result of the tragic death of Casey Feldman]. Casey died on July 17, 2009, hours after being struck by a van in a crosswalk during daylight hours when on her way to a summer job as a waitress in Ocean City, N.J. She

29
Mar

Connor Johnson—21, PA.

On April 10, 2011, Connor Johnson was killed in a car crash caused by distracted driving. He was riding in a van that swerved off Interstate 79 just north of Pittsburgh, PA, striking a light pole. The impact killed the 21-year-old instantly. Since Connor was a young child, he was always known for living on

11
Feb

Tyler Smedley, 22 – WA

Tyler Smedley was travelling home from work and less than a mile from his home when he lost control of his vehicle, striking a pole and then two trees. Tyler died in the crash. He was videotaping a selfie on his phone at the time of the impact. Tyler grew up in California and moved