Arkansas pastor Chad Fryer’s 2 daughters killed when train crashes into their pick-up truck

The two young daughters of an Arkansas pastor have died in an accident when a train rammed their father’s pickup truck, pushing it thousands of feet and “devastating” the family’s church community.

The Chevrolet Silverado Fryer was driving was hit by a train while crossing the tracks, and the Reverend Chad Fryer, 37, and his young son were also seriously injured in the violent collision, state police said. According to reports.

The pickup truck was wedged in the front of the train, pushing the car about 700 feet and the train screeching to a halt. KTHV reported.

Both the father and son had to be airlifted to the hospital.

“We are devastated by yesterday’s tragic events and the loss of Marley Joe and Dana Kate,” said Crossroads Cowboy Church in El Paso, Arkansas. said in a Facebook post. Two young daughters were identified.

The church identified the injured boy as Beau Henry and announced on Friday that both the father and son are recovering.

The accident that led to the girl’s death is currently under investigation.

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Pastor Ron Riddle of Crossroads Cowboy Church told KTHV that the family is “the kind of friend and church family you’d want to have.”

“There are no guarantees in life,” said Riddle. “God gives life one second at a time, never promising that the next moment will come.”

The El Paso Church noted that the Fryer family started a branch of the church in Bismarck, Arkansas. Updating the latest information of believers About how the family is doing and how you can help them.

The church also set up prayer wheels for grieving families this weekend.

The Union Pacific Railroad said no passengers on the train were injured. KARK reported.

The crash is under investigation.

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