Driver in fatal church van wreck due in court Monday

The driver charged in the deadly crash that killed two people in a church van, will be in court Monday morning.

Tyler Schaeffer (Courtesy: Sevier Co. Sheriff's Dept.)

SEVIER COUNTY, Tenn. (WVLT) - The driver charged in the deadly crash that killed two people in a church van, will be in court Monday morning..

Tyler Schaeffer will be arraigned before a Sevier County judge. He faces dozens of charges including vehicular homicide, DUI and aggravated assault.

The wreck happened on Chapman Highway in September.

Police say Schaeffer crashed his SUV into a van carrying members of Cedar Grove Baptist Church.

The crash killed 16-year old Courteney Kaliszewski and youth pastor Jeff Trussell.


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