Humboldt Broncos bus crash claims life of athletic therapist

The athletic therapist for the Humboldt Broncos has passed away from her injuries sustained in Friday's bus crash.

Dayna Brons died in hospital at the age of 25.

Her family released the following statement:

"The family of Dayna Brons would like to share that Dayna passed away peacefully this afternoon as a result of her injuries. She was surrounded by those she loved and those who loved her. Dayna will be forever remembered for her joyful smile, and her passion and love of sport. She was the Athletic Therapist for the Humboldt Broncos and was extremely proud to be part of the Broncos family.

Dayna's family would like to thank the first responders, emergency staff, and all those who have cared for Dayna over these last few days for their support. And, they would like to thank everyone across Saskatchewan and Canada for their love and prayers during this very difficult time.

However, the family is asking for privacy from media and will not be responding to interview requests. They are also requesting everyone using social media networks to respect their privacy as well."

Brons death brings the total of those killed as a result of the crash to 16.