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.
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A reportedly impaired man who caused a chain reaction car accident that involved 15 people and 4 vehicles is hospitalized in serious condition.