Thursday 29 September 2016

Twin teenagers killed on Calgary bobsleigh track mourned

Published 08/02/2016 | 05:36

Canada was mourning the teenagers killed in the accident in Calgary
Canada was mourning the teenagers killed in the accident in Calgary

Twin teenage brothers who died during an after-hours visit to a luge-bobsleigh track are being remembered as dynamic members of their communities, while prayers continued for other boys who were hurt in the crash.

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Jordan and Evan Caldwell, 17, were killed and six other male teenagers were injured early on Saturday while using a personal toboggan to go down the bobsleigh track at Canada Olympic Park.

They hit a large gate used to separate the luge and bobsleigh tracks in Calgary.

In a statement published by the Calgary Police Service on Facebook, the boys' family said their deaths leave "a huge void".

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