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'My son is gone, I knew he was gone:' Mother of Sennett crash victim speaks out

'My son is gone, I knew he was gone:' Mother of Sennett crash victim speaks out

SYRACUSE, NY -- Family and friends are mourning the death of two victims after a car crash in Sennett, they are 29-year-old Terrel Jackson and a 2-year-old girl.

Troopers said five were riding in a car when the driver tried to pass a cement truck over a double yellow line on Franklin Street Road.

The car was going over a hill when it collided head-on with a pick-up truck.

"This can't be happening, he's suppose to be putting me in the ground. I'm suppose to be in the ground not him. This is not his time," said Maryann Donalson, the mother of Terrel Jackson.

Donalson said Terrel was on his way to surprise his six-year-old daughter at school.

"She got the biggest surprise, that was like the biggest surprise for everybody, that he never made it, he never made it," added Donalson.

Family and friends said Terrel had a passion for music. He was larger than life with a unique voice, giving him the nickname, "voice of the city."

"He had this voice, it was only fitting that he is where he is now because his voice was only meant for God's ears and angels," explained Donalson

Those close to Terrel want him to be remembered as a loving father, who would do anything for his kids.

"Making sure all the kids had something to do outside when we had family events. He would come over to kickball, to chase, he was a big kid at heart," remembered Abraham Sherman, cousin of Terrel.

A talented father, brother and son, who many looked up to.

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