Missionary Missing in Samoa

Missionary Missing in Samoa

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(KSL News) -- Search and rescue teams are looking for a missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints after an accident last night in Samoa.

Elder Michael Joshua Bent, age 27, of Minot, North Dakota was one of eight missionaries riding in a van when it was hit by a flash flood and washed into a river.

The seven others got out and swam to safety. Elder Bent, now serving for 14 months, is still missing.

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