Truck driver involved in Avon crash that killed 2 arrested on reckless homicide charges

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AVON, Ind. – A man has been arrested on two reckless homicide charges in connection with a deadly crash in Avon on Tuesday.

Two people were killed in the 11-vehicle crash at the intersection of U.S. Highway 36 and County Road 625 East. Three others were taken to an area hospital.

On Wednesday, the victims were identified as Gerald Legan and his wife Rhonda Legan, both 80, of Danville.

One other person remains hospitalized with serious injuries.

Avon Schools tweeted one of their school buses was involved, but no students were on board at the time. The bus driver is OK.

Police say the man arrested in the crash, 62-year-old Danny Williams of Knightstown, was the driver of a dump truck involved in the crash.

The area was closed to traffic for several hours as crews cleared the scene and investigated, but it has since been reopened.

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