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'We'll keep you all in our hearts': Family, friends remember victims of horrific crash

Posted at 11:15 PM, Dec 16, 2017

Loved ones paid tribute to a mom and a daughter killed in a horrific crash.

Family and friends of 49-year-old Carrie Smith and 19-year-old Jazzy Smith gathered for a vigil Saturday night at Sunrise Mountain High School.

Shirita Wheeler is the sister and daughter of the victims. "Give us peace oh god that surpasses all your understanding oh god. Give us a way to get through this oh god."

A dry eye could not be found.

They remember the lives lost - a caring mother, a loving daughter.

"I love jazzy with all my heart," says Kayren Green, friend of the victims.

Police say the driver, Daniel Becker,  was driving under the influence. Police tell 13 Action News Becker set of a deadly chain of events - killing 3 people and injuring several others along Eastern and Flamingo Wednesday afternoon.

Alisha Horton, another close friend of the victims demand justice. "She's not the only one. He destroyed a lot of lives that day when he decided to get behind the whee... I really want to see what the system is really about now"

But the family says, they don't want to focus on anger, on blaming the driver.

"It's not about that at this point. It's more so about peace. About people finding peace in their minds and in their hearts," says Wheeler.

As family and friends remember the mother with  a remarkable sense of humor, and the sister whose smile lit up the room, they have one last message.

"I love you. I love you all. I'll miss you all. We'll keep you all in our hearts." says Wheeler.

The man accused in that deadly crash will go before a judge on Monday. Daniel Becker is scheduled to make his first court appearance.