The RAV4 skidded out of control, rolled, and landed partially over the edge of the overpass. Laura Thomas -- a loving mother and a wonderful grandmother -- was killed at the hands of a hit-and-run driver who continued on her way without a second thought.
"Have you had anything to drink, Madam?" asked the patrolman. I wasn't drunk and I wasn't worried. I was a middle-aged woman in possession of a driver's license, conservatively dressed, honest to a fault and I assumed all that worked in my favor.