Online fundraiser for mother of teens involved in a fatal accident

Krayvn Collins-Bouchard, 16, was killed in the fatal January 18 crash on Hwy. 535, while his older brother, Koven Collins-Bouchard, 17, is hospitalized in critical condition

A GoFundMe has been launched for the mother of two teens involved in a fatal accident on January 18.

Krayvn Collins-Bouchard, 16, was killed in the crash on Highway 535.

The GoFundMe page, which raised more than $17,000 of its $25,000 goal in just five days Wednesday morning, said Krayvn’s older brother, Koven Collins-Bouchard, 17, was also in the vehicle and is in critical condition with life. – imminent injuries.

“We are all praying for Koven’s life,” said the fundraising page, which said his mother, Shirley-Anne Collins, is by his side, “doing her best with so much to mentally cope with the loss of a son and the trying to hold others.

“This is a single mother who lives, sleeps and breathes for her children and this tragedy has destroyed her life,” the fundraising page said.

“We are seeking funds to help with everything, gas for travel, funeral expenses, motel if she has to stay, ongoing medical expenses, anything that could help relieve some of the stress.”

Krayvn Collins-Bouchard was a goalkeeper with the U18 Markstay-Warren Wolves Minor Hockey team, according to a Facebook post from the hockey organization.

“The Markstay-Warren Minor Hockey would like to extend our deepest condolences to his parents, siblings and teammates,” the post read, which said a moment of silence was held during a game and a donation pot was prepared during a tournament .

“These contributions will be used to help the Collins-Bouchard family through these trying times,” the post said. “RIP Kravyn.”

Krayvn was a grade 11 student at St. Charles College, the Sudbury Catholic District School Board has confirmed.

“At this time, we hold the Collins-Bouchard family in our prayers as they face this difficult tragedy, as well as our entire St. Charles College community,” said a written statement from education director Joanne Bénard, released last week.

“Together they mourn this heartbreaking loss. Krayvn will be greatly missed. Our deepest condolences go out to the Collins-Bouchard family and all those affected.”

The statement said that after the crash, the school board provided a multidisciplinary team of support staff to the school, “including central office staff, mental health, pastoral and Indigenous support teams.

“The team will continue to provide support and resources to staff and students in the coming days and weeks. We encourage students and staff to contact the school office to access available services.”

Online fundraiser for mother of teens involved in a fatal accident

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