Shannon Adkins



Age: 18


Summary: college student at Wayne County Community College in North Carolina who had recently graduated from Clayton High School last spring after turning in a senior project report about the risks facing teen drivers as she lead the state in auto-related deaths on the mainly rural roads of Johnston County, in which more than 25 teens have died in car wrecks on Johnston roads since 2006.



Cause of Death: Injuries sustained in a car accident caused by a drunk driver


Born: December 31, 1989


Died: November 9, 2008


Location: Smithfield, North Carolina