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WINNIPEG - Ontario Provincial Police continue to search for 25-year-old Winnippegger Dave Pundyk.
went missing following a two-boat crash on the Winnipeg River near Minaki Saturday.
The incident also left two injured.
Both boats were returning from a party when they struck each other.
A 27-year-old Kenora man operating one boat was handed a three-day suspension after failing an alcohol test.
, a star volleyball player turned Winnipeg teacher, was on the other boat as a passenger.
My son was a student of Mr. Pundyk
two years in a row and was away at the time of this accident.
When I texted him the horrible news he
was devastated and could barely hold his
For an eighteen year old young man to be so moved by this tragedy shows what type of teacher and friend Mr. Pundyk was to him and all his students.
He went above and beyond his duties of being a teacher.
I had the pleasure of speaking with him after my son's surgery from a football injury and Mr. Pundyk
went out of his
way to make sure that all homework was sent home so he
would not fall behind.
During the recovery he
checked in to see how the injury was coming along.
What a great loss of a bright young star.
Our most heartfelt condolences to his
family and friends.
Prayers go out to the family and friends of Dave
could have been a legendary teacher/role model bringing in all his
skills as a volleyball player and as a person to his
Wow...I played v-ball with Dave
in '04 at RRC and he
was a fantastic guy!!