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Moore High School Crash Suspect Lost Son In Crash Day Before Incident

The man who crashed into a Moore High School cross-country team revealed that his son was also killed in a crash a day before, a February 6 article of The Journal Gazette reported.

On February 3, 57-year-old Max Leroy Townsend crashed into six students near the school’s sports complex, resulting in two deaths and four injuries. Joe Gonzales noticed Townsend talking to himself muttering “I just lost my son.” before the crash occurred. It turns out that his son died in a car crash on Sunday.

Regardless, Townsend was arrested on charges of leaving the scene of the accident and first-degree manslaughter. Also, authorities believed Townsend was intoxicated while driving.

The Oklahoma wrongful death attorneys at the Abel Law Firm express their deepest thoughts and condolences to the family and friends who are mourning the loss of their loved ones.

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