Firefighter Pulls Dying Daughter Out of Car Wreck Christmas Eve

Small town mourns tragic loss of 30-year-old Katie Hamilton, daughter of volunteer firefighter.
3:00 | 12/25/13

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Transcript for Firefighter Pulls Dying Daughter Out of Car Wreck Christmas Eve
And it's -- it's a sad sad day for all of us. Not just because it's Christmas Eve but because of the relationship with the deceased Brookline police though Francona said -- Hamilton the. Daughter of a Brooklyn volunteer firefighter. He was one of the first responders to this crashed just after 9 Tuesday morning -- from the -- safety complex it's a horrific crash. The release. I know that she is saved a young mother. She's. Like I said that in the community for a long time. Her family. Are impeccable people -- very highly respected. Throughout the town of Brookline in the surrounding communities. Police say it appears Hamilton was heading south on route thirteen attempting to turn left onto route 130 when she was hit from behind by 31 -- -- -- of Milford. The vehicle coming behind the that vehicle. Didn't notice the left hand turn signal. Attempted to avoid striking the rear of the vehicle. But inevitably made contact with the right rear of the vehicle causing the -- the Marines in the north. Where -- struck broadside by a northbound. Com and the driver of the third vehicle were not hurt. State police said most of the morning investigating the crash on the ground and from Abbas -- aerial photos typically says the cause is still under investigation. It could be anything we -- we don't have our finger on exactly what it is at this point. But we're pretty certain that speed and in the apparently not a factor -- that would who was down to. Private -- this issue at this point for news center five I'm Daniel -- them.

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