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Andrea Lynn Manan, 27 — Ontario, Canada

On December 20, 2011 pregnant Andrea Manan was in the passenger seat of a Chevrolet Aveo on Highway 37 in Ontario, Canada. Her co-worker was driving and two teenage sisters from a nearby group home where  Manan and her colleague worked were in the backseat. As they were waiting to make a left turn, a


Jeff Pierce — 52, SC

On July 11, 2017 Jeff Pierce dropped his son off at cross country practice and went for a bike ride. As he rode on his normal route, he was struck by a distracted driver who was speeding and talking on her cell phone. Jeff died at the scene.  Jeff was an avid cyclist and passionate


Haylie Elizabeth Jordan, 15 — CA

On April 19, 2015, 15 year-old Haylie Elizabeth Jordan, affectionately known as Haylo, was riding in the back of her family’s Ford Focus on their way home. Their car had come to a complete stop on the Capital City freeway due to traffic when a distracted driver, driving at an unsafe speed, slammed into the


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


Xzavier Bilbo, 5 – WI

Five year old Xzavier (X) Davis Bilbo  was crossing a street holding hands with his 13 year old sister Aurie near their home in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on October 10, 2010.  It was a beautiful 70 degree afternoon and they were headed to the park, a walk they had made hundreds of times. They looked both


Casey Feldman – 21, PA

[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


Julie Davis, 58 – WI

On April 15, 2009, 58-year-old Julie Davis set off for a hike with her best friend in Rudolph, Wisconsin. As they were walking beside the road, a 19-year-old driving at 70MPH struck Julie from behind, killing her instantly. There were no skid marks and no evidence of braking. Crash reconstruction reports showed that the driver


Cady Reynolds, 16 – NE

On May 30, 2007, 16-year-old Cady Reynolds was driving her best friend home from a movie near Omaha, NE when another 16-year-old  driver was distracted and ran a red light, slamming into Cady’s car at 50MPH. Cady was rushed to the hospital with critical injuries and died the next day. Cady was a 16-year old


Kelson Vaillancourt, 21 – SD

On May 20, 2009, Kelson had just finished his junior year in college and was on his way to count waterfowl as part of an internship for the United States Fish & Wildlife Service (USFW). It was his dream internship. He never made it to the site. His co-worker, James Abram Schneck, 23, was driving distracted,