A vigil will be held for 6 victims of the fatal accident in Barrie, Ontario

BARRIE, Ont. — A candlelight vigil is to be held today in honor of the six young people killed in the car crash in Barrie, Ontario, last weekend.

The six victims, all in their early 20s, were found dead at the site of a single-vehicle crash early Sunday morning, hours after police reported them missing.

The crash had not been reported to police when officers stumbled upon the scene in a large concrete pit at a rural construction site on the southwestern outskirts of the city.

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Police had identified the six missing people as 22-year-old Curtis King; River Well, 23; Jason Ono-O’Connor, 22; Luke West, 22; Jersey Mitchell; and Haley Marin.

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Tributes have poured in in recent days, praising the victims as future social workers, talented athletes, gifted students and beloved sons and daughters.

The vigil is to gather around 8 p.m. near the Spirit Catcher sculpture along the downtown Barrie waterfront.

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