National Survivor Spokesperson
Sweet is the national survivor spokesperson for the National Campaign
to Stop Red Light Running. As a victim advocate, she works to save
lives, reduce red light running, and comfort those who have experienced
the tragedy of red light running. Ann lives in Warsaw, Indiana and
works throughout the country to ensure that other families do not
experience the same tragedy hers did.
Ann became involved in the red light running issue
after her 21 year old daughter Shawnee was killed by a red light
runner on October 27, 1997 as she crossed U.S. 30 near Warsaw. The
driver was in a semi hauling a loaded flatbed trailer. She was killed
Ann works in Indiana and other states for the
passage of legislation that will allow the use of red light cameras
as one important part of an overall traffic safety campaign and
speaks to various groups about her story, the red light running
problem and effective solutions.