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Posted: Tuesday, June 21, 2011 2:34 pm | Updated: 6:16 pm, Fri Dec 21, 2012.


Yasmine Chyanne De Leon, 11, daughter of Julian and Consqulia De Leon, passed away at Mary Washington Hospital on Sunday, June 19, 2011.

She was a rising fifth-grader at Hampton Oaks Elementary School.

Besides her parents, she is survived by three brothers, Tyler, Emilio and Jaydin; grandparents Kilbert and Barbara Majors, Layda Perez and Juan De Leon; great-grandparents Alice Boyd, William Majors, Lucia Perez and Tomas and Lydia De Leon; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 5 p.m. Thursday, June 23, at Mullins and Thompson Funeral Service, Stafford.

Contributions may be made in her name to the De Leon family, Attn: Eli Springs, 20 Shirley Lee Court, Fredericksburg, Va. 22406.

Online condolences may be made at mullinsthompsonstafford.com.


STAFFORD — An 11-year-old Stafford girl died as her horse collided with a vehicle on Mount Olive Road on Sunday evening, according to the Virginia State Police.

Yasmine De Leon rode the horse on farmland parallel to the road at about 7:45 p.m. when it became “spooked,” said state police spokesman Sgt. Les Tyler. It ran into the road and collided with a 2011 Kia sport-utility vehicle, driven by Kristina Abel, 40.

Yasmine, who attended Hampton Oaks Elementary School in Stafford, was taken to Mary Washington Hospital in Fredericksburg where she died at about 10 p.m. of injuries sustained in the accident.

The horse died at the accident site.

No violations by the driver are suspected, Tyler said. Abel was also taken to Mary Washington Hospital.

The case remains under investigation.  

Jim Lawrence, contributor to the Stafford County Sun and Sun Managing Editor Tracy Bell contributed to this report.

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