MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A man was killed in a crash in southwest Memphis Saturday night, Memphis police say.
Memphis Police say the crash happened on South Third Street near East Mitchell Road at around 9 p.m.
The victim in the crash was identified as Pastor Brian Bartlett Sr. of Lake Grove Baptist Church, according to Greater Lakeview Baptist Church.
The church released the following statement:
“Greater Lakeview Baptist Church is heartbroken by the news of the loss of our good friend, neighbor, and Brother in Christ Pastor Brian Bartlett Sr. of the Lake Grove Baptist Church. Pastor Bartlett was a preacher’s pastor, mentoring and providing preaching opportunities for countless ministers throughout the Metro Memphis Area. He was a faithful servant of the Lord and will be sadly missed. We extend our deepest sympathy to his family…May God comfort your minds & hearts during this time.”