Christian pop band “MercyMe” was involved in a fatal bus crash Saturday while en route to a performance.
According to witnesses, the MercyMe tour bus went through a green light when a car made a sudden left turn in front of the tour bus. No one on the bus was injured in the collision.
Barbara Schmucker, 17, and her boyfriend Dario Boutte, 19 died in the crash, while the pregnant driver of the car they were traveling in, 18-year-old Kara Klinker, lost her baby.
Klinker was almost nine months pregnant and is in critical condition.
MercyMe are best known for their 2001 hit, “I can only imagine”, a song about life after death.