Error made in Bronco player identification

A Humboldt Broncos goalie who was involved in last Friday’s bus collision was misidentified.

Parker Tobin, an 18-year-old goaltender, died in the crash.

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The Saskatchewan Ministry of Justice announced this morning that the identities of Tobin and Xavier Labelle, an 18-year-old defenceman, were confused in the aftermath of the crash.

“Last night it was discovered that two members of the Humboldt Broncos Junior A hockey team had been incorrectly identified as one another,” the ministry of justice announced in a press release.

“The Office of the Chief Coroner apologizes for the misidentification and any confusion created by it.”

Tobin was one of 15 who died following a collision between a semi-trailer and the Broncos team bus.

Labelle is still alive. His condition is unknown.

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