Hockey player Taylor Piskor dies from injuries weeks after train crash
On Jan. 10, Taylor Piskor and her father, Peter, were driving home from Taylor’s hockey game, when their truck was hit by a train near Elie, just minutes from home. (Photo courtesy GoFundMe)
Published Friday, March 4, 2016 5:26PM CST
A Manitoba girl has died after being struck by a train near Elie, Man. almost two months ago.
On Jan. 10, Taylor Piskor, 15, and her father, Peter, were driving home from her hockey game when their truck was hit by a train just minutes from home.
Todd Edwards, a spokesperson for the family, told CTV News at the time Taylor had extensive injuries and was in critical condition. Her father also sustained injuries to his back and needed surgery for a broken arm.
On March 4, the GoFundMe page set up to support the family, posted the notice of Taylor’s death:
“Heaven gained the most beautiful angel last night – Miss Taylor. It is with a very heavy heart as I write this to let everyone know that Taylor Piskor passed away peacefully last night with her family by her side. She fought a hard fight but clearly she was needed up in heaven.”
The post went on to thank people for the “love, support, well wishes and prayers sent to Taylor and her family.”