Published: Monday, July 24, 2017 @ 11:40 PM
By: Breaking News Staff
Ascension Church in Kettering was nearly full Monday night at a prayer service for David and Christina Bereda, who lost two children in a vehicle accident July 18, on I-70 West near the Illinois-Indiana line.
Brennen and Finley Bereda, ages 5 and 1, were killed when a semitrailer rear-ended the SUV their mother, Christina, was driving, Indiana State Patrol officials said.
Family friend Pat Taylor said she received a call Monday that the third child, 3-year-old Jordan Bereda, has been released from a hospital in Indianapolis. He was taken there from the accident suffering from a broken arm, but Taylor said doctors found the other day that he had a broken leg.
A donation page for the family has been shared more than 35,000 times and has garnered at least $81,000 in donations in less than a week.
"They'll never get over it," Taylor said outside the church. "It's going to be a long road. But with the support that have from their family members, they'll get through."