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VIDEO: Restaurant Owner Recounts Scene of Fatal Crash

The owner of the Corner Clock Restaurant on 23 Mile and Hayes Road holds back tears as he recounts the horrifying moments after a crash Tuesday that killed a 3-year-old girl and a woman suspected of drunken driving.

A woman and a 3-year-old girl died following an .

Moments after patrons at the on 23 Mile and Hayes roads in Shelby Township witnessed an Oldsmobile driven by a Sterling Heights woman crash into a minivan at the intersection around 8:45 p.m., Dan Goad, the owner of the restaurant, sprang into action.

Goad, a Shelby Township resident, couldn't hold back tears as he recounted the horrifying scene.

"The van was full of a family. ... The mom was trapped in the front and the kids in the backseat were hurt bad," he said.

To hear the full interview, watch the video in the media player above.

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Jeffery Berz June 27, 2012 at 09:17 PM
My thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of the little girl. I want to say good job to Mr. Goad for jumping in there and trying to help.
Lisa Souva June 27, 2012 at 11:03 PM
My prayers are with this family. I agree with Jeffery Berz...good job Mr. Goad....ur compassion touched my heart greatly in this story. What a kind, gentle man you are!! ♥
Jim Dex June 28, 2012 at 04:14 AM
Mr Goad..you tried..that nurse you referred to is my daughter in law ...she tried too..its tough..you all did all you could
Tene Stone June 28, 2012 at 02:44 PM
What a sad sad day, my thoughts and prayers are with the family and all of the people who were there and tried to help, what a horrible thing to have to witness.
Ashley Madison October 20, 2012 at 08:34 PM
Prayers are with this family, may they find the strength they need to carry on. Mr. Goad, quite touching?

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