A Belton man has been charged in a fiery traffic crash that killed a Loch Lloyd couple earlier this week.
Zachary St. George, 31, was charged with driving while intoxicated, resulting in the death of two or more people. Cass County authorities say he swerved into oncoming traffic Tuesday evening and crashed head-on into John "Jack" H. Henning, 80, and Nancy L. Henning, 78, who were pronounced dead at the scene.
Bond for St. George has been set at $100,000.
The crash occurred shortly after 7 p.m. Tuesday on Holmes Road just south of 164th Terrace near the Village of Loch Lloyd. The Hennings were headed south in a 2012 Honda SUV when a northbound 2006 Dodge pickup truck swerved into oncoming traffic and collided into them.
The pickup rolled onto its top and came to rest in the roadway. The Hennings' SUV rolled and traveled off the right side of the road.
St. George is being held in the Cass County jail.
Services for the Hennings will be Monday at St. Sabina Catholic Church in Belton.
The couple were devoted to their Catholic faith and enjoyed traveling, according to their obituary posted on the Cullen Funeral Home website.
"Spending time with their family and especially their grandchildren was the highlight of their daily lives," the obituary said.