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2 children die, driver charged in Conn. crash

MERIDEN, Conn. — An SUV driver accused of causing a wreck in Meriden that killed two children and injured three other people was charged with reckless driving and other crimes Sunday.

Israel Gonzalez, 29, of Meriden was arrested at a nearby home after running from the scene of the crash that killed a brother and sister, ages 8 and 5, city police said.

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