Man pleads guilty to traffic death of Wichita girl

WICHITA, Kansas – Raudel Sandoval Jr. of Wichita has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in the traffic death of a 6-year-old girl on Wednesday.

On June 26, 2012, Feodora Two-Hatchett was in a car seat in the back of her mother’s car when it was struck by a car driven by Sandoval, 20 of Wichita, at Mt. Vernon and Edgemoor in Wichita.

The girl died at the scene.

Later at a hospital Wichita Police say Raudel admitted he was driving 65 to 70 miles an hour in a 35-mile an hour speed zone in an attempt to dry his car because he had just left a carwash.

Sandoval pleaded guilty in District Judge David Kaufman’s courtroom. Sandoval is scheduled to be sentenced by District Judge Steve Ternes October 17th.

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