Softball player dies after battle with cancer

A young Milford woman diagnosed with cancer after being hit by a pitch during a softball game has died.

Friends and family gathered at the Milford Green Tuesday to raise awareness for a young woman who is battling cancer.

Friends and family gathered at the Milford Green Tuesday to raise awareness for a young woman who is battling cancer. (3/10/17)

MILFORD - A young Milford woman diagnosed with cancer after being hit by a pitch during a softball game has died.

Danni Kemp's uncle posted on Facebook today saying that she fought to the end, never complained and always had a sense of humor. 

As News 12 has reported, Kemp was playing softball for the Stratford Brakettes over the summer when she was hit in the head by a pitch. An MRI showed that she had cancer. 

The community rallied around her after her diagnosis, raising thousands of dollars.

Funeral arrangements have not been announced. 

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