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Brampton couple reported among dead in Glasgow garbage truck crash

12/23/2014 08:31 EST | Updated 02/22/2015 05:59 EST
An Ontario husband and wife as well as their granddaughter are reported to be among the dead after a garbage truck crashed in Glasgow, killing six pedestrians on Monday.

"It is with great shock and sadness we share with you our friend and past President Jack Sweeney, his wife Lorraine and granddaughter Erin were victims of todays [Monday's] tragedy in Glasgow," reads a post on the Bramalea Celtic Supporters Club's website.

"Our thoughts and prayers go to the family and friends of the Sweeney family."

Celtic is Glasgow's professional soccer club. The soccer appreciation club is based in Brampton.

Ten other people were injured in the accident in Scotland. Six are still in hospital.

Authorities in Glasgow have said the incident was "a road traffic accident, nothing more sinister."

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