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More Info emerges about the DEATH of the three hockey players

Published August 22, 2021 at 7:04 PM
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More information has emerged about the sad tragedy that killed three teen hockey players.

Caleb Reimer, 16, Parker Magnuson, 17, and Ronin Sharma, 16, died early Saturday morning after their car hit a tree in British Columbia.

In the 16000-block of 104th Avenue. When police and firefighters arrived around 2:45 a.m., they found the trio dead. ICBC statistics show four collisions within a block of the accident scene. 104th Avenue is closed in both directions between 160th Street and Fraserglen Drive.

The RCMP's integrated collision analysis and reconstruction section and criminal collision investigation team are investigating.


«Our team is currently investigating what happened before the collision,» said Surrey RCMP Cpl. Vanessa Munn.

An «on-site witness» was «on scene when police arrived,» she said.

«We acknowledge that having an impact on the community,» Munn added.

The Edmonton Oil Kings drafted Reimer in the first round.

«Caleb was a promising young man on and off the rink. «He was a fantastic teammate and a great friend,» said Oil Kings president and general manager Kirt Hill.

«We will genuinely miss Caleb every day. He was part of our family and we will all miss him dearly.»

Sharma was about to begin his first season with the Langley Rivermen of the BCHL.

«We lost a young man who made every day he came to play the game we all love better,» the Rivermen stated in a statement.

«Tragic events like these affect everyone,» Munn said. «Our hearts go out to the families of the three people who died this morning. Three innocent lives were lost far too soon.»

Credit: HockeyFeed
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