Pennie Hunt - National Safety Council
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In 2018, a distracted driver took away more than a year of Pennie Hunt's life and changed her forever. Pennie described the crash  and the effects she still lives with today  at the 2021 Green Cross Celebration in Orlando Oct. 11.

The highway patrolman who investigated the collision said several things happened that kept her from being killed: She wasn't hit by a larger vehicle, she swerved slightly left when stopped in traffic to keep from being sandwiched between cars, and she was wearing a seat belt.

Pennie also lost her 22-year-old son to an opioid overdose in 2007. As a writer and a speaker, her mission is to help others stay safe.

Watch her story:


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