Multiple news outlets are reporting that a church group from Louisiana was involved in a fiery crash in Florida that left seven people dead.

UPDATE: The victims have been identified.

The multi-vehicle crash happened Thursday afternoon on I-75 south near Gainesville. According to law enforcement, "two tractor-trailers, a passenger van, and a midsized sedan were involved in the crash."

Seven people are dead and several others were injured as a result of the accident, this according to The Town Talk.

The outlet also said a rep from the Avoyelles House of Mercy in Marskville confirmed that members of their church were indeed involved in the crash.

This is a developing story.

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