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 with a future as bright as her smile. She was a sophomore at Marian High School in Omaha, NE and the oldest of 5 children. Cady was a hard worker who believed in the importance of giving back to her community. Cady was a leader at school and in the community, active in student council, ministry and service clubs.
Cady is also part of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s “Faces of Distracted Driving” series. View the video below: