SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — LDS officials say a 19-year-old Mormon missionary from California who was critically injured in a car crash in Idaho is not expected to live.
Taylor Ward, of Vacaville, Calif., and another missionary with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints were in a two-car crash Tuesday evening in southeastern Idaho. Ward was the passenger in a sedan driven by fellow missionary John Floyd of Deep Run, N.C.
Idaho state police said Floyd drove through a stop sign. The car then collided with a pickup truck.
Ward was taken to Portneuf Medical Center in Pocatello, Idaho, where he was being kept on life support as his family makes decisions about donating his organs.
LDS church spokesman Eric Hawkins said in a statement Wednesday that The young missionary is not expected to live.