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Group Honors Boston Marathon Bombing Victim Killed in Crash



    Group Honors Boston Marathon Bombing Victim Killed in Crash
    Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Invision/AP
    FILE - In this May 30, 2013 file photo, Boston Marathon bombing survivor Victoria McGrath, center, thanks people who helped her after she was injured in the bombing, during the Boston Strong Concert: An Evening of Support and Celebration at the TD Garden in Boston. A Northeastern University spokesman said Monday, March 7, 2016, that McGrath, originally from Westport, Conn., and another student were killed in a car accident in Dubai over the weekend while on a personal trip. (Photo by Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Invision/AP, File)

    A charity organization is building a playground in honor of a Boston Marathon bombing survivor who died in a car crash.

    The Where Angels Play Foundation is unveiling the playground Sunday at a ceremony in the Dorchester neighborhood remembering Victoria McGrath, who died last year at age 23.

    McGrath was traveling in Dubai in March 2016 when she and a roommate were killed in a car crash. McGrath had survived injuries to her left leg as a result of the 2013 marathon bombings.

    Boston Mayor Marty Walsh is scheduled to attend the ceremony, along with McGrath's family and a firefighter who carried her to safety after the bombings.

    The foundation also built a playground honoring MIT Officer Sean Collier, who was shot and killed by the marathon bombers.

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