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Three funerals today for victims of Humboldt Broncos bus crash

Last Updated Apr 13, 2018 at 7:58 am PDT


Forward Jacob Leight, defenceman Adam Herold, and team bus driver Glen Doerksen are being laid to rest

GoFundMe page set up to help families of victims of Humboldt Broncos bus crash reaches $10.5 million

HUMBOLDT, Sask. – Family and friends are to gather today for the funerals of three people who died as a result of the Humboldt Broncos hockey team bus crash.

Forward Jacob Leicht, who was 19, is to be laid to rest in his home city of Humboldt.

The funeral of defenceman Adam Herold, who was 16 and the youngest member of the team, will be held in Montmartre, a village east of Regina.

The service for team bus driver Glen Doerksen, who was 59, is set for Carrot River, Sask.

The bus was headed for a playoff game in Nipawin last Friday when it collided with a semi-trailer at a rural intersection north of Tisdale.

There were 29 people on the bus — 16 have died and 13 were injured.

The driver of the truck wasn’t hurt.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

Services for some of the other victims will be held over the weekend and into next week.

The Broncos players and others who died were from communities across Saskatchewan and Alberta.

The GoFundMe page set up to help the families of victims of the Humboldt Broncos bus crash has reached $10.5 million. Donations have poured in from people in nearly 60 countries.