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GoFundMe page raises nearly $18K for family who lost 11-year-old girl in crash

Dawn and Sam Schnurr lost their 11-year-old daughter Sophie (left) in a car accident on Dec. 21 outside of Warman, Sask. GoFundMe / Supplied Photo

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A GoFundMe page has been set up for a family who lost their 11-year-old daughter in a head-on collision near Warman, Sask.

Warman RCMP were called to Highway 305 and Highway 11 shortly before 7 p.m. CT on Dec. 21 when a half-ton truck travelling on Highway 305 was struck by a second half-ton truck.

Two of the occupants in the truck that was hit were taken to hospital with undisclosed injuries, while Sophie Mae Schnurr was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Sophie was described in her obituary overview as a “beautiful girl with so much zest for life and family.”

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“Her sweet, caring, funny, intelligent, kind soul touched so many. It never took much effort to make her happy: baking with her grandma, going to the lake with her Gramma and Grampa Schnurr or simply just sitting and cuddling with her family and watching a movie,” the overview read.

Sophie was the daughter of Warman residents Sam and Dawn Schnurr and a sister to Grace.

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The GoFundMe page, set up to pay for the unexpected funeral cost, has raised close to $18,000. With an initial goal of $10,000, the family said they would donate the rest to a good cause in Sophie’s name.

The lone occupant of the second half-ton truck was also taken to hospital with unknown injuries.

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