KGUN 9NewsLocal News

Actions

Basebell field in Drexel Heights to be named in honor of girl who died in car crash

Posted at 3:32 PM, Nov 20, 2019

TUCSON, Ariz. — A local baseball field will soon be named after a young girl who died in a car crash.

The Pima County Board of Supervisors voted to make the change at their Tuesday meeting.

Jazelle Armenta was on her way to cheer practice in September. The car she was in collided with another driver, killing Jazelle.

Field two at Winston Reynolds Manzanita Park will now bear Jazelle's name.

The park is special for the community, because that is where they held Jazelle's vigil after she died.