Family, friends remember man killed in crash in north Phoenix

Family and friends remember one of many victims killed in a automotive crash in northern Phoenix.

PHOENIX — A somber night time as friends and household remember a LYFT driver tragically killed in north Phoenix Friday morning. 

Terry Hill and the 2 passengers in his automotive have been honored at a candlelight vigil Saturday on the spot the place the crash occurred.

RELATED: 3 useless, 6 extra injured in deadly crash involving stolen automotive in Phoenix

Hill’s household stated the world lost an amazing man, a beautiful father to a seven-year-old, a loving uncle, a faithful husband, and somebody who lived on daily basis to the fullest.

Surrounded by candles, balloons and one another, these near Terry Hill stated they simply do not perceive.

“It’s not easy, we just wanted him to come home that’s it,” stated Jada Hill. “Why? Why us? Why him? What could have been different, how do we move on from this?”

Jada is Terry’s sister. She stated he was one-of-a-kind.

“He was goofy, caring, he made sure he was there for everybody,” she stated.

Hill was turning onto Thunderbird Road when Phoenix police stated a stolen automobile rushing on forty third Avenue slammed into him. Hill’s automotive burst into flames killing him and the 2 passengers inside.

“We just hope he didn’t suffer,” stated Hill.

Hill’s brother noticed what occurred on the information Friday and had a sense it was Terry.

“He raced over here and saw the vehicle matched the VIN number and that’s how we know it was him,” she recalled. “We just didn’t believe it. We wanted to make sure, but they confirmed it based on the tattoo on his leg, based on his necklace.”

At Saturday night time’s vigil, not a lot was stated, many simply stood in shock and silence.

“I love you brother, I miss you,” stated Hill.

And as tears fell, Hill stated she has discovered a little bit of energy, understanding Terry’s spirit will reside on.

“We’re going to stay as strong as we can and be there for your son and make sure your memory and legacy aren’t forgotten,” she stated.

The household has arrange a GoFundMe in honor of Terry to assist the household. Jada says any little bit of assistance is appreciated. 

At this time, Phoenix police inform 12 News there are not any new particulars to report in this case, simply that they are actively investigating.

On Aug. 9, Phoenix police recognized the opposite victims. They are:

  • Sara Anne Loustaunau, 37 years outdated
  • British Conception, 39 years outdated 
  • Galexy Saunders, 19 years outdated

Police added they’re searching for a dark-colored sedan that was concerned in the road race that led to the crash.

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