From 2009 to 2017, there number of pedestrians killed in large truck crashes increased 48 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.