Jayden Thomas candlelight vigil in Los Banos

FRESNO, Calif.


Sunday, November 4th at 7 p.m.
Pacheco High School, Veterans Stadium


People in the North Valley are coming together Sunday night to remember a pee wee football player killed in a car accident.

Family friends say 10-year-old Jayden Thomas was the quarterback for the Los Banos Wildcats youth football team. They said he and his family were coming home from a play-off game in Manteca Saturday night when the crash happened in Los Banos.

Authorities have not yet released details of the accident.

This is the second time in less than two months a pee wee football player has died in a car accident. Even Perez, 10, from Avenal was on his way to a football game in Los Banos with his family and fellow players when their SUV crashed near Coalinga.

Investigators say a tire blow-out caused the accident. Even died at the scene. His mother and four other children were injured.

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