From 2009 to 2017, 44 states experienced increases in the number people killed in large truck crashes.

Dana Wood

Location: Virginia

Dana Wood and a friend were killed on October 15, 2002 on I-95 in Virginia. Dana and her friend were driving to East Carolina University when a truck driver, who neither slowed nor attempted to change lanes, struck Dana’s car pushing it 1,500 feet down the highway. He had already clocked nine hours behind the wheel on that day and was driving on a suspended license.