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Ceremony to honor Tacoma teen killed in Point Defiance Park crash to be held today

Post by Stacia Glenn / The News Tribune on April 22, 2013 at 5:57 am |
April 22, 2013 6:12 am

Local clergy will gather this morning for a spiritual ceremony in honor of a 15-year-old Tacoma boy killed April 12 in a car crash in Point Defiance Park.

The Moment of Blessing for Alex Ramirez will be held at 10 a.m. in the park, 5400 N. Pearl St., at the Y in the road at Ft. Nisqually cutoff road.

The public is welcome.

Alex was in the backseat of a vehicle that went off Five Mile Drive and crashed into a tree. The 17-year-old driver, who was allegedly drinking beer before the accident, has been charged with vehicular homicide.

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