Accident in Barrie: 3 athletes among the 6 young victims

Accident à agrave; Barrie: 3 athletes among the 6 young victims

Three of the victims of the fatal accident (from left to right): Curtis King, River Wells and Luke West.

Lacrosse player Luke West and footballers Curtis King and River Wells were killed in a collision that killed six people Sunday in Barrie, north of Toronto.

The six victims — four men and two women – all were in their twenties, according to police.

Mr. West had previously played for the Bombers Jr. C lacrosse club. He had become a coach.

We love you, miss you and are grateful to have spent time with you, read a statement from the club on Twitter. His death has also been confirmed by the Barrie Minor Lacrosse Association.

For its part, the Simcoe County Football League confirms the deaths of two of its exes. -players, namely Curtis King (Innisdale Invaders) and River Wells (Barrie North Vikings).

On Instagram, the league offers its condolences to the families and friends of the victims. We will remember these great athletes not only for what they did on the field, but also for their greatness in life.

Barrie Mayor Jeff Lehman , called the events a “tragedy”. Many of the victims were stars in their high school sport, be it football, rugby, lacrosse or hockey, he says.

Crowdfunding campaigns were launched to help the loved ones of Curtis King and River Wells.

6 people dead in road accident in Barrie

According to the City of Barrie, the single-vehicle accident occurred in a sector under construction. Vehicle access had been blocked there since the spring.

Police found the victims around 2 a.m. Sunday in the area of ​​McKay Road and Simcoe County Road 27. Police believe the occupants of the vehicle are the six people who went missing on Saturday evening.

Police are continuing their investigation.

Des road and water and sewer work was taking place in the area. We were devastated to learn what had happened in the area, City Manager Michael Prowse said in a statement. He promises to cooperate with the ongoing police investigation.

Police have not confirmed the identity of the six victims at this time.

With information from CBC

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