REGINA, Saskatchewan -- Two small Canadian farming towns in southeastern Saskatchewan were in mourning Monday for three teenage girls killed in a weekend two-vehicle crash.
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police said two of the victims were 16-year-olds from Gravelbourg and the third a 14-year-old from the nearby village of Kincaid, some 100 miles southeast of Regina.
Their small car was struck by a half-ton pickup truck whose 17-year-old male driver was trying to pass them, the Regina Leader-Post reported.
Two of the females were declared dead at the scene and the third died in a hospital, the RCMP said. The truck driver was treated for non-critical injuries.
By Sunday night, police hadn't decided whether to press charges, the Globe and Mail reported.
RCMP Sgt. Carole Raymond told the Globe investigators shared the grief of the 1,300 residents of Gravelbourg and 150 in Kincaid.
"It's just so senseless. Even for seasoned members, it kind of puts us in a spin," she said. "Why? Why?"
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