Death of Sask. skater in crash devastates local friends

Shayanne Bear (left) and Zoe Lesy, who died after her car crashed into a Manitoba river.

Saskatchewan’s figure skating community is mourning the loss of one of their own this week after Zoe Lesy, 16, died in a crash in southwestern Manitoba. Lesy, who was from Carnduff but was attending Virden School so that she could receive figure skating instruction, died after the car she was driving crashed into a river on Mar. 22. The accident happened near Harrison Bridge Road, just north of Oak Lake, Man. The girl was removed from the vehicle by the local fire department and rushed to hospital where she was pronounced dead.  She was the only person in the car.…