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Weekend Reads 4 people killed in Jasper collision ID'd as Banff restaurant workers

05:05  10 august  2018
05:05  10 august  2018 Source:   cbc.ca

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Police are investigating a crash on Highway 93, south of Jasper , that killed six people and sent two others to hospital. EDMONTON -- Two of the six people who died in a fiery crash in Jasper National Park have been identified by a friend as staffers at an Indian restaurant in Banff , Alta.

a man standing in front of a mountain: Anand Singh Panwar, left, was killed in a collision in Jasper National Park on Tuesday night. His friend, Deepak Bhatt, identified him and the three other people who died while riding in his SUV. © Supplied by Deepak Bhatt Anand Singh Panwar, left, was killed in a collision in Jasper National Park on Tuesday night. His friend, Deepak Bhatt, identified him and the three other people who died while riding in his SUV.

The woman and three men who died Tuesday — when their SUV struck a van in Jasper National Park — have been identified as restaurant workers from Banff, Alta. 

Anand Singh Panwar, Pavan Kathiat, Ganesh Anala and Gelek Wangmo were killed in the head-on collision on Highway 93 near Sunwapta Falls, according to a friend and a GoFundMe campaign created to raise money for funeral costs.

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The collision involved two vehicles. “A friend and co- worker , they work in the same restaurant … in Banff , so they live in the same house,” Bhatt said. READ MORE: 6 people killed in crash south of Jasper .

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Deepak Bhatt, who was close friends with Panwar and knew Kathiat, confirmed the identities to CBC News. 

Bhatt said the four had left the Banff area and were driving to Jasper in Panwar's 2018 Hyundai Kona SUV.

"I cannot believe he is no more," he said. "I just phoned him on Sunday night. My heart and my mind hasn't accepted it, this thing has happened to Anand."

Panwar and Kathiat were roommates in the Rocky Mountains resort town and both worked at the local Masala Authentic Indian Cuisine restaurant, Bhatt said. Panwar was a chef there.

Bhatt said Panwar's wife is in hospital, due to have their second child any day. She lives in India with their six-year-old son.

He said Panwar moved to Canada four years ago to make a living so he could support his family.

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"He is a very nice person, very helpful person for anyone who needed help," he said.

Kathiat was engaged to be married in November. His fiancée also lives in India, according to Bhatt.

Wangmo worked part-time at the restaurant with the two men. Anala also worked in the Banff hospitality industry, at the Indian Curry House restaurant.

a close up of a map: The multi-vehicle collision happened early Tuesday evening on Highway 93 south of Jasper, Alta., RCMP said. © Provided by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation The multi-vehicle collision happened early Tuesday evening on Highway 93 south of Jasper, Alta., RCMP said.

The two occupants in the other vehicle, a van,  were identified earlier . Angela Dye Elkins of Benton, La., and her son-in-law, Nick Copeland, who lived in Texas, also died in Tuesday's crash.

The other two people in the van, Curtis Elkins and his daughter, Sarah Copeland, were taken to hospital in serious condition. The fifth passenger, a toddler, was taken to hospital in Jasper, but wasn't injured.

After the crash both vehicles caught fire. A third vehicle went off the road when its driver tried to avoid the crash. The two occupants of that vehicle suffered minor injuries.

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