Calgary: A mother whose three children died this week in an Alberta car crash that killed five people says she keeps hoping she'll wake up to find the accident never took place. Sara Klassen, 23, lost the children - who were all younger than six - in a wreck on Sunday outside
"I feel like it's a nightmare, that I'll wake up and it won't be true," Ms. Klassen said. Also seriously injured in the crash were her husband of six years, Klaus Klassen, 25, from whom she'd recently separated, and Mr. Klaus's father, Peter Klassen.
Helena Klassen, grandmother to the children, also died in the crash. The crash happened between
When asked how she was doing on Tuesday, Sara Klassen said, "not too good," adding she's still in shock. Ms. Klassen, who was born in
Five-year-old Johny Peters Klassen was a "wonderful kid. Always up, down and around - couldn't stand still," she said. Tony Peter Klassen would have turned two in April and loved her hugs and kisses, she said. "He was the cutest little guy I've seen," Ms. Klassen said.
She said three-year-old Netha Klassen was "very shy, gorgeous." Most recently, the youngsters were living in Grimshaw, in northern
"I'm getting a lot of help," she said. RCMP are still investigating the cause of the crash.