People wishing to pay their respects to 31-year-old Alexandra Paul, a former Olympian figure skater from Barrie, can sign a book of condolences in front of the Mariposa School of Skating, located at the Allandale Recreation Centre on Bayview Drive.
Paul was killed in a multi-vehicle collision on County Road 124 in Melancthon Township, north of Shelburne, last week.
According to Dufferin OPP, multiple vehicles were stopped northbound on County Road 124 when a tractor trailer collided into the stopped cars.
There were seven passenger vehicles in total.
Book of Condolence in memory of Alexandra Paul, is available in front of the Mariposa School of Skating at Allandale Recreation Centre (190 Bayview Dr) for those who wish to pay their respects. pic.twitter.com/r30rl2yUOT— The City of Barrie (@cityofbarrie) August 28, 2023
Paul, who was in a vehicle with her baby boy, was killed. The infant was transported by ambulance to a children’s hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
A 67-year-old man was airlifted to a Toronto trauma centre, while a 45-year-old female and a 28-year-old man were taken to a local hospital.
Paul and Mitch Islam won a silver medal at the World Junior Championships in 2010, and competed in the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, placing 18th.
The ice dancing duo married in 2021.
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