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Dade City, Florida - A neighborhood is mourning a family killed in a tragic Polk City accident.

"It's just a hurting feeling," says Crystal Stewart.

Stewart is still having a hard time coming to terms with the fact that her neighbors are never coming home.

"It hurts every day. I'm use to seeing them and our kids play together and we just sit and converse and have barbecues," says Stewart.

As news spread in the Dade Oaks neighborhood of Dade City that 31-year-old Justin Sims, his 28-year-old wife Sharonda, and their five-year-old old son Savionwere all killed in a car accident just after midnight, this community came together.

"It's heartbreaking," says Stewart.

Now this tight-knit group is praying for the Sims' other children, 7-year-old Ariel and 2-year-old Kitty, who are both in critical condition in an Orlando area children'shospital. Their 3-month-old daughter was released from the hospital earlier in the day.

Friends of the Sims say their children were their number one priority.

"They're gone, but wont be forgotten," says Stewart.

Two of Sims children were students here at Cox Elementary in Dade City.Savion was in Pre-K.The district had licensed mental health counselors on hand in case any staff needed support.

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