New Book Revisiting Taylor University Crash

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Whitney Cerak, left, and Laura VanRyn.

June 18, 2010 Updated Mar 27, 2008 at 8:35 AM EDT

A new book is revisiting the tragic crash that killed several Taylor University students, and led to a controversial identity mix-up.

This April 26th will be the 2-year anniversary of the night when a semi drove into a Taylor van on I-69 in Grant county, killing 4 students and a worker.

About a month later, we learned student Whitney Cerak, who was said to have been killed, actually survived. Her identity was accidentally switched with another student, Lauren Vanryn, who died in the crash.

Their families helped write a new book called "Mistaken Identity: Two Families, One Survivor, Unwavering Hope," which came out this week.




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