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Family of Pasco teen killed in hit-and-run crash works for justice

Lillia Morris, 17, died after a 2018 crash
Posted at 5:06 PM, Aug 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-07 17:31:57-04

PASCO COUNTY, Fla. — A family fighting for justice is working to send a message as they gear up for court dates ahead.

Lillia Morris, 17, died in a crash in April 2018 after investigators said a driver under the influence of meth ran a red light and crashed into the teen's car along FL-54 and Duck Slough Blvd.

"She was full of life, Lill was full of life, and always ready for the next adventure and we just had so much fun with her," said her grandfather, Stan Moore.

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"We want the world to know what the world is missing because of what happened," said her grandmother, Cathy Moore.

Tuesday, her grandparents met near her grave site to share her story.

"It’s very upsetting and we don’t want another family to have to go through this, where somebody is intoxicated," Stan Moore said.

Roy Rimmer was charged with DUI manslaughter and vehicular homicide, among other charges.

"That’s a choice that you make and people that do that need to know that you could kill somebody," said Stan Moore.

The choice took Lillia's life. So next month when the next court date is scheduled, the Moore's said family and friends plan to unite with a message. Their shirts will read "Justice for Lil. Forever 17."