Surrey math teacher Suminder Singh identified as fatal crash victim

"Mr. Singh was more than a math teacher to me he was someone that went out of his way to care....

A high school teacher who was killed in a car crash Friday in Surrey, B.C. is being remembered as a gifted teacher and pillar of his community

Suminder Singh, 55, died Friday when the SUV he was driving on Highway 15 (176th Street) in Surrey crashed into a tractor-trailer. The highway was closed for hours. 

Singh was a popular teacher at Tamanawis Secondary School, where he was the head of the math department. He was also a Sikh minister, tabla player and cricket coach.

As news of his death spread throughout his community, dozens of people expressed praise for him and grief for the man one community group called a "local hero." 

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