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Independence man charged with felonies in crash that killed 2 children in September

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An Independence man has been charged with multiple felonies in the crash that claimed the lives of two children and injured two others last year on I-435.

Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced the charges on Thursday.

Terry Gray, 51, faces two counts of a DWI resulting in death or, in the alternative, two counts of involuntary manslaughter, as well as two counts of a DWI causing serious physical injury or, in the alternative, second-degree assault.

According to court records, on Sept. 17, 2017, Gray drove a Dodge Ram pickup on the 23rd Street ramp at I-435 and crashed into the back of a vehicle.

That vehicle collided with to other vehicles, killing two people and injuring two others.

A witness saw the truck drive through a stop light.

A toxicology report of blood taken from Gray showed high levels of THC.

Prosecutors have requested a bond of 75,000.

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3-year-old dies following crash on I-435 that killed teen

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