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Renovated North Philly Playground Named in Honor of Mother, Children Killed in Hit-and-Run

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Kimberly Paynter
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WHYY
A new park and playground was dedicated on Aug. 5, 2021 at 11th and Venango streets in North Philadelphia. It was named in honor of Keisha Williams and three of her children.

A North Philadelphia playground has been renovated and renamed to honor the lives of a mother and her children who were killed in a hit-and-run while raising money for a new playground in their neighborhood. WHYY’s Robby Brod has more.

(Original air-date: 8/12/21)