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. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, racial slurs or consistent name calling will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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