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10 Year Old Killed In Car vs. Semi Accident Near Ritzville

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10-Year-Old Gracie Snider was killed in a crash on I-90 near Ritzville when the car she was in slammed into the back of a semi truck. 10-Year-Old Gracie Snider was killed in a crash on I-90 near Ritzville when the car she was in slammed into the back of a semi truck.
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    KHQ.COM - Two little girls, best buddies, spent the day playing soccer at a central Washington tournament in May. Gracie Snider and Ayla James were riding back from the game, laughing and talking like friends do.But just a few miles east of Ritzville on i-90 on May 3rd, the vehicle the girls were in hit a semi truck. Gracie didn't make it and Ayla was seriously hurt.
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    SPOKANE, Wash. - It was an emotional evening Wednesday night as hundreds of people filled Manito Park to remember Gracie with a candlelight vigil.
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(KHQ) - The community is coming together to support the family of Gracie Snider, a ten year old girl killed in a vehicle accident Saturday afternoon near Ritzville. The crash happened on I-90 when the car Gracie was traveling in hit the back of a semi-truck.
Another 10-year-old girl, Ayla James, was in the car at the time of the crash and was taken to a local hospital; she is currently in the ICU.

Ayla and Gracie were friend who played on the same Spokane soccer team. A memorial candlelight vigil is being organized by the team the girls played on, Spokane Foxes Soccer Club, in honor of Gracie in an effort to raise funds to cover the funeral expenses. All are welcome to attend the vigil which will be on May 7th at 7:30pm in Manito Park. Gracie's jersey number was "7."

Anyone who would like to offer help or show support, you are welcome to message the Spokane Foxes Facebook Page here: https://www.facebook.com/SpokaneFoxesFC.
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