Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Calgary Police Say No Charges in Death of Twin Teens on Bobsled Track

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Calgary Police Say No Charges in Death of Twin Teens on Bobsled Track

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No charges in bobsled track deaths: police

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CALGARY - Police say no one will face criminal charges in the deaths of two brothers last month who died after sliding down an Olympic luge-bobsled track in Calgary.

Twins Jordan and Evan Caldwell, who were 17, were part of a group of eight teens who climbed over a fence at around 1:10 a.m. on Feb. 6 to go on an after-hours run on three plastic sleds.

Police say the teens on the first sled, including Evan Caldwell, hit a barrier-gate and fell off their sled.

Unaware of what happened, a second group launched down the track.

"It was at this point they struck one of the already injured teens who was laying on the track, throwing all from their sled," police said in a release Monday.

"One of the teens was able to jump off the track and attempted to run back up to the starting point to warn his remaining two friends, however, they had already started down. …

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