Woman combating road rage following daughter's crash death

MUSKEGON HEIGHTS, Mich. (WZZM) -- The mother of a woman who died in a crash related to road rage continues to educate her community on the dangers of altercations involving vehicles.

Kay Shabazz wants drivers to know road rage kills. Her daughter Diyamond Foster died in 2002. She crashed during a road rage incident on I-96.

Shabazz started the non-profit organization Reaching Out Against Road Rage in her daughter's memory.

At a community open house, Muskegon County Prosecutor D.J. Hilson spoke about the legal charges he can use to prosecute road rage incidents. Shabazz hosted. It's all part of Road Rage Awareness Week.

Shabazz says the best way to de-escalate a problem with another driver is to slow down, don't let emotions get the best of you, "but do not antagonize someone else. Take a deep breath and let it go; take a deep breath."

Saturday morning, a Drive for Road Rage Caravan will leave Mona Lake Park in Muskegon Heights at 9:30.


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