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Man charged with manslaughter, DUI in fatal Topeka crash


TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A man police say was involved in a fatal crash in Topeka over the weekend has been charged with involuntary manslaughter and driving under the influence.

Cesar Carreto Orozco, 39, was charged Tuesday in the early-morning Saturday crash that killed a passenger, 37-year-old Erasmo Ramirez Soto of Topeka, the Capital-Journal reported.

Police said Ramirez Soto was riding in the sport utility vehicle driven by Carreto Orozco when it left the road and struck a business sign. Ramirez Soto died at the scene.

Carreto Orozco was being held in the Shawnee County Jail on $50,000...

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