In 2017, there were 841 truck occupant fatalities, marking an increase of 69 percent since 2009

Channing Quinichett

Location: Maryland

On January 21, 2009Channing Quinichett was driving on the Capital Beltway when a tire flew off of a truck being towed and smashed through her windshield.  At the time of the crash, Channing, who was soon to be graduating from the University of Maryland, was pregnant and driving to a prenatal care appointment.