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RCMP confirm three Saskatoon residents killed in Alberta crash Saskatchewan’s figure skating community is mourning the loss of skater Alanna Liu’s parents after they were killed in a collision in Alberta that left her injured.Ten vehicles were involved in a collision on a highway about 300 kilometre east of Calgary between Chinook and Cereal on Aug. 20 after a semi transporting fuel ignited in a construction zone. Other vehicles, including a truck carrying butane, also caught fire.Three people were killed, including Enwu Liu, 54 and his wife Yaoqin Wang, 52, both of Saskatoon, and a 69-year-old woman.Skate Canada—Saskatchewan issued a statement via Facebook on Monday, mourning Wang and Liu’s deaths. The statement said Liu remains in hospital where she is being treated for injuries sustained in the collision.The family was on its way back to Saskatchewan from a competition, the BC SummerSkate, Skate Canada—Saskatchewan wrote in the post.Story continues belowThis advertisement has not loaded yet,but your article continues below.Members of the local skating community have organized to help Liu as she recovers by creating a GoFundMe campaign.“Alanna is truly a special skater who brightens the lives of everyone around her on and off the ice,” wrote Stacey Patenaude and Susan Savino in the campaign’s description.“We have known Alanna since she started skating and she is truly a beautiful soul. She’s talented, kind, generous, gifted, intelligent, and has a wonderful sense of humour. We feel privileged to have watched her grow into an incredible young lady.”Related read more