Groesbeck family said Mysterious Voice was Materialization of Love

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( — March 18, 2015)  — Salt Lake City, Ut., — 18-month-old Lily Groesbeck was rescued miraculously alive from a wrecked car after around 14 hours spent in a cold Utah river. Rescuers and the angler who discovered the flipped red Dodge SUV in the river heard a voice of an adult female calling for help from inside the car.

“Help me, help me”, Spanish Fork Police Officer Tyler Beddoes said he heard. Other officers confirmed they heard the same, so they replied, “we are trying, we will help you…”

When they turned the car, they found a barely alive baby and the mother who allegedly was dead long before they came.

Ten days after the fatal accident, the angler who found the SUV, met with the Groesbeck family, telling them about the mysterious voice they all heard crying for help from inside the car, the Desert News reported.

“What it should show all of us is an acknowledgement of how much Jenny loved her little girl,” the woman’s brother, Garrett Groesbeck, told the Deseret News Monday. “I don’t think there can be any stronger example of loving someone so much, even after (death). The fact that we have these men — not just one person but all these men — that had the same experience really hit home with us.”

The family, members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, said they believe Lily was protected by a divine power.  Jennifer’s family said they are comforted by the belief that their daughter and sister, “Jenny” Groesbeck, was “with Lily the whole time the child was trapped in the SUV

“We can’t deny it,” said Jenny’s sister Jill Sanderson.

Jenny’s father, Chad Groesbeck, recalls that some unrest, the feeling something was wrong, woke him up the morning that accident happened.  “I felt like something was wrong, I didn’t know what, but I felt like I had to go find her,” he said.

After unsuccessful calls to his daughter, Chad rushed to her house, however, Jenny and Lily weren’t there. While he was driving the streets where his daughter may have traveled, he ran into the crash scene. Chad remembers getting through the police barricade explaining who he was, reaching the wrecked SUV of his daughter. The scene was so horrific, he explains, that only thing what kept him not falling apart was the fact that his granddaughter Lily survived the crash.

Chad Groesbeck said he is grateful for both the emotional and financial support that has come from people across the nation since the accident.

“The outpouring of love has been mind-boggling. Their prayers and their thoughts were definitely felt,” he said. “I did lose my daughter, my kids lost their sister, but we will move on. I’m so thankful that Lily made it.”

The family still waits for the investigation results and the explanation of what caused the accident.