Hundreds Gather for Prayer Vigil to Reflect and Remember Four Church Members Killed in Van Crash on Their Way to Revival

Comfort and condolences were exchanged Thursday night as Nottoway neighbors joined forces to reflect on four lives lost in this week’s deadly church van crash.

Hundreds packed Nottoway Middle School for a prayer vigil.

“In times like this, we look to Him for our strength,” Rev. Travis Warren told the crowd.

That’s just what Celeste Wynn is doing.

“It’s just a wave of emotions. It really is,” she said.

She’s only left with the memories of her mother, Constance Wynn.

“Firm, loving, a little bit on the comical side at times. You know you didn’t play with her,” Wynn said.

They were among the 11 people who were in a church van heading to a revival when it was rear-ended by a pick-up truck. Four died on the scene and seven others had to be rushed to hospitals.

“The people in that van, this is what they want to see, (everyone) together in Nottoway County,” Blackstone Mayor Billy Coleburn said.

Two days after the crash, there was a huge outpouring of support as hundreds gathered to reflect.

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SOURCE: NBC12, Brent Solomon

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