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Offline TomSea

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This happened last April, a bus carrying a highschool hockey team was struck, a whole lot of deaths. I think it was inclement weather as well. I'm not saying anything more than pointing out about his background, some articles say he was born in INdia, maybe that is even a Sikh name.  It does seem like he may have been inexperienced, I thought the roads were icey.

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Sidhu tells victims of Humboldt Broncos bus crash ‘It happened because of my lack of experience’

Speaking to families of the 29 people on the Humboldt Broncos bus, Jaskirat Sidhu said he takes "full responsibility for what has happened."
Bre McAdam, Saskatoon StarPhoenix   
Updated: February 1, 2019

Jaskirat Singh Sidhu, driver of the truck that struck the bus carrying the Humboldt Broncos hockey team is shown during his sentencing hearing in a courtroom sketch, in Melfort, Sask., on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019.

Speaking to families of the 29 people killed or injured in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash, Jaskirat Singh Sidhu said he takes “full responsibility for what has happened.”

“It happened because of my lack of experience,” the semi driver who caused the catastrophic crash on April 6, 2018 said after sentencing arguments were made at his hearing in Melfort.

Sidhu, 30, stood in front of the wooden table where he sat for the past four days, leaning on it with balled-up fists and looking down whenever he struggled to speak.

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Father of Humboldt Bronco Player Got Apology in Tearful Meeting With Truck Driver
By The Canadian Press
February 1, 2019 Updated: February 1, 2019

MELFORT, Sask.—The father of a player killed in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash says he thinks meeting face-to-face with the truck driver who caused the collision was a powerful moment in both of their lives.

Scott Thomas, whose son Evan died in the April 6 crash, said both he and Jakirat Singh Sidhu cried when the two met privately at Sidhu’s sentencing hearing this week.

“It was a very powerful, very emotional 15 minutes,” said Thomas. “There were lots of tears on both our parts.

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For the record, 13 were killed, 16 injured. I'm not sure where to put this story, it is a bit captivating.   <--- Details here.
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