Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Makes Tribute Video For Fan Killed In Crash

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A family was touched by Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's tribute after their mother was killed in a horrific traffic accident alongside her young daughter.

After one of his fans passed away, actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson sent her family a video showering them with love and support. Social media users were moved by the star’s beautiful tribute, and so was the fan’s family. 

Aileen Pizarro and her daughter, Aryana, were killed in an accident caused by a wrong-way driver on Thursday. Despite the pain and grief, her son, 19-year-old Angelo Pizarro, had the strength to reach out to his late mother’s hero on Twitter.

Tagging Johnson in a tweet, he asked the star to send him a video saying her name for the funeral tribute. Instead, Johnson sent a video telling the Pizarro family much, much more.

“I'm sending you so much love and light and strength your way from my family to yours,” Johnson said.

"If your mom could see me now, which I'm sure she can, I just want to thank her for all the love and being a such a big fan," he added.

Johnson then ended the video by urging the family to “stay strong.”

In a response to Johnson, Pizarro thanked the star, saying he hopes everybody knows just how kind Johnson is.  

“I can’t stop smiling knowing she’s smiling so much. Just, thank you,” the grieving son tweeted.

“I hope everyone knows how amazing you are,” he added.

The family launched a GoFundMe campaign for their mother's and sister's memorial expenses, which Pizarro also shared on Twitter. In no time, the family raised more than $50,000, despite having asked for just $5,000.

After Johnson's reply, Twitter users promptly responded by applauding the celebrity for his kindness as well as showing the Pizarro family some support for their loss.

As Angelo Pizarro pointed out, there’s no doubt that his late mother is smiling down on her family for reaching out to her hero for a farewell message.

Banner and thumbnail image credit: Reuters/Simon Dawson

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