On Wednesday night, Church spokesman Daniel Woodruff released the following statement:
Four missionaries serving in the Utah Logan Mission were involved in a serious automobile accident Wednesday afternoon on Highway 91 near Preston, Idaho. While all four missionaries survived and are expected to recover, the driver and passenger of the other vehicle were killed. Our hearts go out to their families and loved ones at this tragic time.
The following missionaries were involved:
· Elder Charly Sistrunk, age 67, and his wife, Sister Debra Owens Sistrunk, age 62, both from Preston, Idaho
· Elder Elijah Wall, age 19, from Kentucky
· Elder William Wilson, age 18, from Kentucky
We pray that all those impacted by this accident will feel the comfort and the sustaining power of the Spirit in the days ahead.