Mother of Hamburg Teen Killed in Car Crash Speaks Out

February 6, 2012 Updated Feb 6, 2012 at 9:40 PM EDT

By Kyla Igoe

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February 6, 2012 Updated Feb 6, 2012 at 9:40 PM EDT


Hamburg, NY (WKBW) -A local mother is speaking out following the tragic death of her 14-year-old daughter, Angela Keim, who was killed in a car crash last month. Angela's Mother, Alice Keim, spoke with Eyewitness News exclusively about the loss of her daughter.

"There's not a day that goes by that I walk past her door and I can't look at it," said Keim. "We miss her immensely."

Police say 14-year-old Angela Keim was riding in a car with 4 other teens heading to Sunset Bay around 4:30 a.m on January 28th, 2012. Police say the 19-year-old driver somehow lost control of his vehicle on Versailles Plank Road on the Cattaraugus Indian Reservation and crashed down an embankment. The crash killed Keim and seriously injured another 14-year-old girl, who remains at Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo. The driver was not seriously injured. The other passengers were treated and released from local hospitals.

"I would love answers but I would also love the investigation to be very thorough," said Keim. "I figure the longer it takes, the better it will be investigated so I'm staying patient."

Keim wants the community to remember her daughter was a vibrant and artistic teen who touched many lives.

"I just want to tell my baby girl that I love her," said Keim. "Her sisters love her very much, her father, her other sister, we all love that little girl. She was everything to us."

The Erie County Sheriff's Office says there is still an ongoing investigation into the crash. At this point, no charges have been filed against the 19-year-old driver. Police say they are still waiting for toxicology results to come in.