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Victims®.

INCIDENTS A DAY

Adults drank too much and drove about 121 million times per year-over 300,00 incidents of drinking and driving a day.

DEATHS A YEAR

That’s 28 deaths every day and one death every 51 minutes. Each and every one of them 100% preventable

INJURIES PER YEAR

290,000 injuries per year means exponentially more friends, family members and loved ones, unnecessarily effected by this preventable crime

THE HUMAN TOLL

Drunk and Drugged Driving comes with a cost - and it is one that robs us of mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers, spouses and friends. Meet the people behind the statistics.

Carolyn Burton was making Avon deliveries on April 1, 2016 with her friend.  Carolyn turned on a residential street and was hit by an impaired driver who was drunk and high on marijuana, Xanax and cocaine.  Carolyn was rushed to the hospital but died shortly after arriving.  Carolyn was a loving mother and grandmother, and...

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Audrey Carolyn Burton
On September 10, 1994, Arthur Lance Foery was riding his motorcycle when a repeat drunk driver hit and killed him.   Arthur was a loving son and brother who wanted to become a firefighter.  Arthur was two months away from his 21st birthday when he was killed.

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Arthur Lance Foery
On January 25, 2015, Gilbert Martinez and his wife, Mistele, were driving home from church with their sons, Ethan and Bryson.  A repeat drunk driver jumped the median and hit their vehicle.  Gilbert, Ethan and Bryson were killed.  Mistele was the lone survivor.  Mistele’s whole life changed in the blink of an eye.  She went...

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Gilbert, Ethan and Bryson Martinez
On October 26, 1996 Michael’s car broke down on the side of the road.  While he was waiting for a ride from family friends, a repeat drunk driver hit and killed Michael.  Michael was 16 years old.  Michael is gone, but not forgotten.

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Michael James Wagner
Juan was full of life and had an ambition of becoming the best mechanic in Denver.  He was determined and driven by his love of cars.  He was a gentle giant, a wonderful son, and playful older brother who was looked up to by his younger sister, Jenny, and little brother, Sergio.  He loved to...

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Juan Carlos Dominguez Palomino

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