Church van crash kills 1, injures 15


A major crash on Florida’s western coast Saturday morning killed one person and sent more than a dozen other people to the hospital.

Authorities said the people were injured when a church van rolled over in Lee County.

According to CBS affiliate WINK, the van was coming from 7th Day Adventist Church in Ft. Lauderdale and headed to Tampa.

WINK also reported 15 people were reportedly transported to local hospitals for lung injuries.

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