The daddy of a younger Calgary man who was struck and killed on Thursday evening says he’s nonetheless in shock over his son’s sudden loss of life.
Blade Crow was strolling along with his girlfriend and her one-year-old baby, who was in a stroller, when the three had been struck by a car.
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Blade was pronounced useless on the scene, whereas his girlfriend and the kid had been rushed to hospital, the place they’re nonetheless being handled for his or her critical accidents.
“I simply actually wish to know the way this occurred and… what occurred,” Morris instructed International Information on Friday night.
“It’s simply thoughts boggling.”
Blade, his girlfriend, each 21, and her baby they had been elevating collectively lived only a block away from the place the crash occurred, Morris mentioned, and had been headed dwelling after they had been hit.
Morris mentioned Blade had simply moved again to Calgary from Vancouver a 12 months in the past, and was working as a roofer whereas attending faculty.
“He had lots going for him,” Morris mentioned.
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Morris mentioned his son was an outgoing child, who cherished searching, being open air and getting out to get pleasure from life.
“He’s going to be missed. He was cherished by all people who met him. He’s going to be missed lots.”
Police mentioned fees are pending towards the 28-year-old driver of the car, who initially ran from the scene of the crash however was ultimately arrested. It’s additionally believed pace and drug use might have been an element within the collision.
It’s believed the motive force of the car was making an attempt to make a proper activate an exit lane, however was going too quick and as a substitute continued straight, hitting the trio who had been ready to cross the road on the raised island between the lanes.
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The crash and the explanation the motive force left the scene are nonetheless below investigation. Police are asking anybody who witnessed the collision or who has dashcam footage to name 403-567-4000 or 403-266-1234.
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