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Funeral for one of 3 teens killed in Surrey crash to be livestreamed

GoFundMe has now raised more than $62,000, surpassing the $50,000-goal
The funeral of Ronin Sharma, 16, will be livestreamed on Saturday, Aug. 28 at 9:30 a.m. Sharma was one of three teens, including 17-year-old Parker Magnuson and 16-year-old Caleb Reimer, who was killed when their vehicle hit a tree in the early hours of Aug. 21 in the 16000-block of 104 Avenue. (Photo: Tom zillich/Inset: Delta Hockey Academy)

The funeral for one of the three teenage boys killed in the Aug. 21 crash in Fraser Heights will be livestreamed.

According to a GoFundMe created for Ronin Sharma, Caleb Reimer and Parker Magnuson, Sharma’s funeral will be Saturday (Aug. 28) at 9:30 a.m.

Only family will be in attendance, but the service will be livestreamed. It can be found here.

There is no word yet on services for Reimer or Magnuson, but the GoFundMe notes it will provide information when possible and available.

Since creating the GoFundMe, more than $62,000 has been raised by 551 donors. The fundraiser can be found at:

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Sharma, 16, Reimer, 16, and Magnuson, 17, were killed in the early hours of Aug. 21 when the vehicle they were in crashed and hit a tree in the 16000-block of 104 Avenue in Fraser Heights.

The Integrated Collison Analysis and Reconstructive Service (ICARS) and the Surrey RCMP Criminal Collison Investigation Team (CCIT) were working to determine the cause of the crash.

READ ALSO: 3 teen boys killed in Surrey crash, Aug. 21, 2021

On Friday (Aug. 27), Surrey RCMP released the initial findings of the crash.

While the investigation is still ongoing, Surrey RCMP Sgt. Elenore Sturko said “high speed was a factor” in the early morning crash, adding investigators determined the vehicle was “travelling at a speed significantly greater than the posted speed limit at the time of the collision.

READ ALSO: High speed a factor in crash that killed three young hockey players in Surrey, police say, Aug. 27, 2021

– With files from Aaron Hinks

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