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Young Missionary Passes Away in Georgia

A missionary serving for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has passed away in Georgia. The following statement is from Church spokesman Daniel Woodruff:

With heavy hearts, we share news of the death of a young missionary serving in the Tennessee Knoxville Mission. Elder McKay Bergeson, age 19, of Bountiful, Utah, died Saturday evening after getting hit by a vehicle while on his bicycle in LaFayette, Georgia. His companion was not injured. Elder Bergeson had been serving since December 2019. We express our sympathy and heartfelt condolences to his family and loved ones as they mourn his passing and remember his life. We pray they will feel the love of our Heavenly Father at this difficult time.

PRESS RELEASE FROM Church Newsroom

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