Governor's Traffic Safety Committee

Drunk Driving Shatters Lives

Drinking and Driving Shatters Lives

Anti-DWI campaign produced for the Governor's Traffic Safety Committee and New York State Broadcasters Association in 2010. Spot tells the true story of the tragic death of 7-year-old Katie Flynn, who was killed when a drunk driver hit the limo she and her family were riding in head-on while driving the wrong direction on the Meadowbrook Parkway on Long Island. Starring the parents of Katie Flynn, and includes actual dash cam footage of crash, crash photos, and video/photos of Katie that day.

Transcripts

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Neil: I could smell smoke, and I could taste blood, and I could hear my wife screaming "Katie's dead...Katie's dead."

Jennifer: Everyday I live knowing that she's never coming back.

Neil: Our lives were destroyed by the drunk who killed our daughter. We have to live everyday with the weight of that crash.

Jennifer: How will I live without Kate?

Neil: Could you live with yourself if you murdered my daughter?

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Jennifer: Kate could not have been happier.

Neil: ...and she told me it was the best day of her life. I placed her in the limousine for the ride home. There was a drunk driver. He drove straight into us, and I could hear my wife screaming...

Jennifer: I was looking on the floor for Kate to make sure she was okay, her head had been torn from her body.

Neil: Every time you get behind the wheel drunk, you put all of us at risk. Could you live with yourself if you murdered my daughter?