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Friends and family of Emma, Alyson and Katie (Credit: Jim Staubitser)

Friends and family of Emma, Alyson and Katie Hance, victims of the 2009 Taconic State Parkway crash, attend a Mass at Our Lady of Victory Church in Floral Park on the anniversary of their deaths. (July 26, 2011)

Taconic victims remembered

Friends and family remember Emma, Alyson and Katie Hance of Floral Park, three sisters who were killed in the 2009 Taconic State Parkway crash that left eight people dead.

Ribbons hang throughout Floral Park to remember victims
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

Ribbons hang throughout Floral Park to remember victims on the third anniversary of the Taconic State Parkway crash. (July 26, 2012)

Ribbons hang throughout Floral Park to remember victims
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

Ribbons hang throughout Floral Park to remember victims on the third anniversary of the Taconic State Parkway crash. (July 26, 2012)

Ribbons hang throughout Floral Park to remember victims
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

Ribbons hang throughout Floral Park to remember victims on the third anniversary of the Taconic State Parkway crash. (July 26, 2012)

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Ribbons are tied throughout Floral Park in memory
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

Ribbons are tied throughout Floral Park in memory of three sisters killed on the Taconic State Parkway in 2009. (July 26, 2011)

Mourners gather at Our Lady of Victory Church
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

Mourners gather at Our Lady of Victory Church in Floral Park on the second anniversary of the Taconic State Parkway crash. (July 26, 2011)

The Schuler and Hance family gravesite in the
(Credit: Kevin P. Coughlin)

The Schuler and Hance family gravesite in the Cemetery of the Holy Rood in Westbury. On July 26, 2009, Diane Schuler drove her minivan the wrong way on the Taconic State Parkway in Westchester County, killing herself, her daughter, her three nieces traveling with her, as well as three men in a vehicle she struck head-on. (July 26, 2011)

The Hance family gravesite in the Cemetery of
(Credit: Kevin P Coughlin)

The Hance family gravesite in the Cemetery of the Holy Rood in Westbury. In 2009, Diane Schuler drove a her minivan the wrong way on the Taconic State Parkway in Westchester County, killing herself, her daughter, her three nieces traveling with her, as well as three men in a vehicle she struck head-on. (July 26, 2011)

The Schuler and Hance family gravesite in the
(Credit: Kevin P. Coughlin)

The Schuler and Hance family gravesite in the Cemetery of the Holy Rood in Westbury. On July 26, 2009, Diane Schuler drove her minivan the wrong way on the Taconic State Parkway in Westchester County, killing herself, her daughter, her three nieces traveling with her, as well as three men in a vehicle she struck head-on. (July 26, 2011)

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Mourners gather at Our Lady of Victory Church
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

Mourners gather at Our Lady of Victory Church in Floral Park on the second anniversary of the Taconic State Parkway crash. (July 26, 2011)

Ribbons are tied throughout Floral Park in memory
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

Ribbons are tied throughout Floral Park in memory of three sisters killed in 2009 in a crash on the Taconic State Parkway. (July 26, 2011)

Friends and family of the victims of the
(Credit: Jim Staubitser)

Friends and family of the victims of the 2009 Taconic State Parkway crash attend the 8:30 a.m. Mass at Our Lady of Victory Church in Floral Park. (July 26, 2011)

A ribbon hangs in Floral Park to mark
(Credit: Jim Staubitser)

A ribbon hangs in Floral Park to mark the second anniversary of the Taconic Parkway crash that killed eight people, including sisters Emma, Alyson and Katie Hance of Floral Park. (July 26, 2011)

A crowd gathers at Our Lady of Victory
(Credit: Jim Staubitser)

A crowd gathers at Our Lady of Victory Church in Floral Park on the second anniversary of the Taconic State Parkway crash. (July 26, 2011)

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Friends and family of Emma, Alyson and Katie
(Credit: Jim Staubitser)

Friends and family of Emma, Alyson and Katie Hance, victims of the 2009 Taconic State Parkway crash, attend a Mass at Our Lady of Victory Church in Floral Park on the anniversary of their deaths. (July 26, 2011)

A ribbon tied in the memory of Emma,
(Credit: Jim Staubitser)

A ribbon tied in the memory of Emma, Alyson and Katie Hance hangs on a tree in Floral Park on the second anniversary of the Taconic State Parkway crash. (July 25, 2011)

Mourners gather at Our Lady of Victory Church
(Credit: Jim Staubitser)

Mourners gather at Our Lady of Victory Church in Floral Park on the second anniversary of the Taconic State Parkway crash. (July 26, 2011)

Mourners gather in Floral Park on the second
(Credit: Jim Staubitser)

Mourners gather in Floral Park on the second anniversary of the Taconic State Parkway crash that killed eight people including sisters Emma, 8, Alyson, 7, and Katie Hance, 5, of Floral Park. (July 26, 2011)

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