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Charges Filed in Kent Vehicular Homicide


State v. Eric Hernandez-Navarro


Charges Filed in Kent Vehicular Homicide: A 23-year-old Seattle man has been charged in a fatal collision in Kent on February 11 that killed a 44-year-old woman and seriously injured her 14-year-old daughter. The defendant, Eric Hernandez-Navarro, was driving a stolen car on an arterial road at over 60 mph when he allegedly drove through a red light and slammed into the other vehicle. The defendant is charged with Vehicular Homicide, Vehicular Assault, Possession of a Stolen Vehicle, Felony Hit and Run, and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm in the Second Degree. The defendant remains in jail on $750,000 bail. Arraignment is set for April 20 at the Maleng Regional Justice Center.  

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