Julissa Garcia Killed in ATV Accident
Superior, Arizona—Julissa Garcia, age 14, died on Wednesday as a result of injuries she received in an ATV accident.
Julissa was a freshman guard on the Superior High School girls basketball team. She also excelled in volleyball and softball, where she played in the Softball Little League state championship last summer.
A vigil held in her honor last Friday night drew people from as far away as Kearny, San Manuel and Winkelman.
According to Coach Manuel Ortega, there will be a pre-game ceremony on January 10th when Superior High School hosts Winkelman Hayden. “She always had a smile and was a positive force with her teammates,” Ortega said.
We extend our condolences to the family and friends of Ms. Garcia over this tragic loss.
Mesa Injury News
An unidentified pedestrain in Tempe was struck and killed by a car that swerved onto the sidewalk on Thursday night.
Linda Weiland died at a hospital as a result of injuries she received when the vehicle in which she was a front seat passenger was rear-ended on June 4th.
Six people were injured Tuesday night around 7:00 p.m. when three passenger vehicles collided on Kyrene Road at Del Rio Street in Chandler.