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Newark Man Indicted in Connection to Crash That Killed East Orange Man

By kcora on
Newark New Jersey

A 27-year-old man was indicted today on vehicular homicide after a fatal hit-run crash that killed an East Orange man January 18. 

Soto was also charged with leaving the scene of a fatal accident; causing a death while driving with a suspended license; and endangering an impaired and helpless person, according to court records.

On January 18, Soto was driving the vehicle when he struck Khendrai Williams, 29, of East Orange, near the intersection of McCarter Highway and Market Street sometime around12:30 a.m. 

Williams was rushed to University Hospital where he was pronounced dead. 

Soto was released from the Essex County Correctional Facility on Jan. 23 after posting $100,000 bail.