Father's emotional plea goes viral

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POSTED: Sunday, July 27, 2014 - 1:00pm

UPDATED: Sunday, July 27, 2014 - 1:09pm

Man who lost daughter in crash caused by his ex-wife's drunk driving records heart-wrenching graveside video. Brittney Johnson

(KARK) Hundreds of thousands of people are sharing an Arkansas father's warning about the dangers of driving under the influence.

"If I can help anybody, I want you to listen to me," Rick Ellis says at the top of a video recorded in a cemetery.

"My little girl was killed from a mother who wanted to get high and drink and party and have fun, " he continues.

6-year-old Lindsey Kay shares a tombstone with her mother, Ellis' ex-wife, who sat behind the wheel when they crashed on a Mississippi Highway in 2010. The single-car accident killed both of them.

"She was always always full of smiles. She was born an angel and died an angel," says Ellis.

July 17th Ellis visited Lindsey's grave for the first time since her funeral.

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