Two men die when truck hits DeLand church


Published: Monday, January 6, 2003 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Monday, January 6, 2003 at 1:48 a.m.

DELAND - Two men were killed when their pickup truck went airborne and slammed into a church, igniting a fire that destroyed the building.

The men, both 19, were burned beyond recognition in the Saturday crash, authorities said.

Investigators will have to positively identify the men through dental records, the Florida Highway Patrol said. However, Family members at the scene of the crash named the driver as Willie Williams and his passenger as Willie Jones.

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