Perhaps it’s because these stars were cut down in the prime of their lives, robbing them and us of the possibilities that will never be. Maybe it’s the fact that they are celebrities which drives home the arbitrariness of death with greater force.

Whatever the reason, losing celebrities in car accidents, like the one that snatched Natina Reed from us so suddenly, always evokes a more visceral and powerful response and reminds us that you never know which roads the Grim Reaper is patrolling. Life is a gift; enjoy every moment of it.

Below are the incredible forces of light that were snuffed out abruptly in car accidents

Terry Shropshire

I'm a lover of words, pictures, people and The Ohio State Buckeyes. A true journalist from the soul.