Christian author (The Cross and the Switchblade) and pastor, David Wilkerson was killed in a traffic accident in East Texas today. He was 79. The accident occurred on highway 175 at the Neches River bridge, where an 18-wheeler crashed off the bridge into the river below.
His wife, Mrs. Gwen Wilkerson, was taken to ETMC Tyler and is listed in critical condition and the driver of the 18-wheeler big rig was taken to ETMC Jacksonville.
Our thoughts and prayers are with their friends and family.
R.I.P. David Wilkerson May 19, 1931 – April 27, 2011