Chivas USA youth player Chavez dies

June 19, 2013
By Associated Press
CARSON, Calif. -- Julio Chavez, a defender and captain of Chivas USA's Under-18 team, has died in an auto accident. He was 19.

Chavez was killed on Monday night in Modesto, Calif., his hometown, the team said.

He attended the team's youth academy for three years.

Chavez, a native of Modesto, graduated from Birmingham High School in 2012, earning a scholarship to attend the Cal State-Los Angeles.

Chavez is survived by his parents, Francisco and Isabel Chavez, ...

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