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A Sevier County man accused of killing two people in a church van crash while high on bath salts will go to trial on state charges this summer.

Prosecutors say Tyler Schaeffer was on his way to a drug deal when he crashed his SUV into the Cedar Grove Baptist Church van on Chapman Highway.

The crash killed 16-year-old Courteney Kaliszewski and youth leader Jeff Trussell. Ten other youth group members were injured.

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Schaeffer was sentenced to 100 years in prison last month in federal court on robbery, drug and gun charges.

On Tuesday, a judge set Schaeffer's trial on the state charges for June 18th.

The victims' families say they hope Schaeffer will plead guilty so they won't have to testify again.

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