News Release

Missionary Injured in Spain Train Accident

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints issued the following statement Thursday:

"Our thoughts and prayers are with all those affected by the train accident in Spain. Among those injured was Elder Stephen Madison Ward, age 18, from Bountiful, Utah, serving in the Spain Madrid mission. Elder Ward was treated at a local hospital and has been released. Elder Ward completed 6 weeks of training in the Madrid Missionary Training Center this week and was en route to his first assignment."  

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