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45 views • April 18, 2018

Four Humboldt Broncos players mourned at Edmonton memorial

Purtina Wang
Hundreds of people came out to the Edmonton Oilers’ home arena on Tuesday for a memorial service for four Humboldt Broncos players. A teenage mourner who knew one of the players said the team’s bus crash hit “close to home.” (April 17, 2018) 1. SOUNDBITE: Dylan McFatridge 2. SOUNDBITE: Ricardo Miranda, Alberta culture and tourism minister PLACELINE: Edmonton CREDIT: The Canadian Press STORYLINE: A memorial is underway for four players with the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team who called the Edmonton area home. Jaxon Joseph of Edmonton, Parker Tobin of Stony Plain, and Logan Hunter and Stephen Wack — both of St. Albert — were among 16 people who died after a transport truck and the Saskatchewan team's bus collided on April 6. The Broncos were travelling to a playoff game when the crash occurred at a rural Saskatchewan intersection. Ten funerals have already been held for crash victims in communities across Saskatchewan and Alberta.
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