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Three Local Pastors Killed in Car Crash

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(KCEN) -- Three pastors from Grace Christian Center Church in Killeen were killed Thursday night in a single vehicle rollover accident on State Highway 130 near Pflugerville.

Pastors Terry and Jan Whitley had just returned from a two week long mission trip in Bulgaria. Pastor Steve Timmerman picked them up from the Austin airport and on the way home the accident happened.

The motorist driving behind the small mini van said the vehicle had a blow out.

The car flipped several times, ejecting Pastor Terry from the vehicle

He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Pastor Jan Whitley and Pastor Steve Timmerman died at the scene.

Terry and Jan Whitley found Grace Christian Center Church 33-years-ago.

A memorial was held Friday night at the church between the hours of 7 and 9 p.m.

Dr. Earl Johnson is flying in to do Sunday services.

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