Fundraiser Raises $28K For Jake's Skate Park At Rash Field

Jake Owen was killed by a cell phone-distracted driver in 2011. Now, the Waterfront Partnership is naming a skate park after him.

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DENISE KOCH: A lasting way to honor the life of a Baltimore City five-year-old. Jake Owen was killed by a cell phone-distracted driver in 2011. Well now, the Waterfront Partnership is naming a skate park after him, and a fundraiser held this month raised more than $28,000 for Jake's Skate Park, which will be at Rash Field. 67 items were sold, ranging from skateboard decks signed by John Waters and Mr. Trash Wheel to clothing designed by professional skateboarder Joey Jett. The skate park is slated to open later this year.