Sports What we know about the victims of the Humboldt Broncos hockey team bus crash

01:46  08 april  2018
01:46  08 april  2018 Source:   cbc.ca

Humboldt Broncos bus involved in highway crash

  Humboldt Broncos bus involved in highway crash A bus carrying the Humboldt Broncos has been involved in a crash north of Tisdale. The collision, which RCMP said was a “serious” crash, happened on Highway 35 about 30 kilometres north of Tisdale, near the junction of Highway 335.The Nipawin Hawks, which were supposed to meet the Broncos in Game 5 of their SJHL semifinal series on Friday night, said on Facebook the game was cancelled.“The accident being talked about involved Humboldt team bus. We ask during this time that you don’t send messages. When more information is given we will update,” the Hawks posted on Friday evening.

A 15th person has died after a bus carrying the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team collided with a semi-trailer unit north of Tisdale. RCMP initially said 14 people had died Friday in the crash , but on Saturday afternoon, police said in a news release that another person had died.

Fourteen people are dead, and 15 are in hospital after a bus carrying a junior hockey team to a game in Saskatchewan collided with a transport truck on a rural highway, according to RCMP.

a group of people posing for the camera: There are 24 members of the Humboldt Broncos, with members of the team ranging in age from 16 to 21.© Humboldt Broncos/Twitter There are 24 members of the Humboldt Broncos, with members of the team ranging in age from 16 to 21.

NOTE: This story will be updated as we learn victims' names and more about them.

Fifteen people are dead and 14 injured after the bus taking the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team to a playoff game collided with a transport truck on a highway north of Tisdale, Sask., early Friday evening.

The Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League team includes players originally from that province and from Manitoba and Alberta. Other team personnel and a radio reporter were also on the bus.

Here's what we know so far about the victims:

NHL, Hockey Canada release statements on Humboldt Broncos tragedy

  NHL, Hockey Canada release statements on Humboldt Broncos tragedy NHL, Hockey Canada release statements on Humboldt Broncos tragedyThe hockey world is mourning those lost in a tragic accident that claimed the lives of 14 people when a truck collided with a bus carrying the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team in northeastern Saskatchewan Friday.

Subscribe today to be the first to to know about breaking news and special reports. The bus was transporting members of the Humboldt Broncos Junior Hockey team to a match when it collided with a truck in Saskatchewan.

A bus carrying the Humboldt Broncos hockey team crashed into a truck en route to Nipawin for a game Friday night killing 14 and sending over a dozen more to the hospital. Air Date: April 7, 2018. Victims of Humboldt Broncos bus crash identified.

Darcy Haugan, 42

The Broncos head coach and general manager was the first person confirmed dead. He lived in Humboldt but was from Peace River, Alta. One of Haugan's former players in Peace River, Bud Dyck, said the coach "never gave up on anybody. He was always there for every one of his players, always fought for every one of his players, always had their backs. ... You wanted to win for him." Haugan is survived by his wife Christine and their two sons.

a person posing for the camera: Broncos head coach Darcy Haugan, who lived in Humboldt but was from Peace River, Alta., was among those killed in the crash. He is survived by his wife Christine and their two sons.© Family photo Broncos head coach Darcy Haugan, who lived in Humboldt but was from Peace River, Alta., was among those killed in the crash. He is survived by his wife Christine and their two sons.

Logan Schatz, 20

Schatz, a Saskatchewan native, had played for the Broncos for four years and served as team captain for the past two and a half years. His father, Kelly Schatz, told The Canadian Press his son's death is hard and that family members were seeking solace in one another.

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The crash involved a semi-truck and the team bus of the Humboldt Broncos , a hockey team that competes in the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League. Humbolt Broncos … Victims , loved ones. We are reaching out to hold you.

Image copyright Humboldt Broncos . Image caption A photo posted to the team 's Twitter feed on 24 March after a playoff win. A crash involving a bus carrying a junior ice hockey Who are the victims ? It is not yet known who has died. There were coaches on the bus in addition to team members.

a close up of a person: Broncos centre Logan Schatz, shown in undated team photo, was the captain of the Saskatchewan junior hockey team.© Canadian Press Broncos centre Logan Schatz, shown in undated team photo, was the captain of the Saskatchewan junior hockey team.

Jaxon Joseph, 20

The Edmonton native previously played for the the Surrey Eagles of the British Columbia Hockey League. He was among the leading scorers in the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League playoffs, and had been playing on a line with Schatz.

Tyler Bieber

Bieber was a play-by-play radio announcer for the Broncos, and worked with Humboldt station 107.5 Bolt FM. A manager with the company that owns the station confirmed in an email to staff that Bieber died in the crash.

a man standing in front of a store: Tyler Bieber, who worked with Humboldt radio station 107.5 Bolt FM, is among 14 people killed in the crash.© CBC News Tyler Bieber, who worked with Humboldt radio station 107.5 Bolt FM, is among 14 people killed in the crash.
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