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Girl dies in crash, driver charged with Intox. Manslaughter

Jesus Soto. Photo Source: Smith County Jail) Jesus Soto. Photo Source: Smith County Jail)
Sonya Alexandria Castillo. Photo Source: Family. Sonya Alexandria Castillo. Photo Source: Family.

UPDATE (10:49 AM, Saturday)- KLTV 7 has learned 33 year old, Jesus Soto has an ICE hold placed on him by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.  There is no bond available to him as a result of this immigration (ICE) hold. TYLER, TX (KLTV) - A 12 year old girl died early this morning, hours after a car crash in Tyler.  The driver of the car she was in has been charged with Intoxicated Manslaughter as a result.


TYLER, TX (KLTV) - The wreck happened shortly after 9:00 PM at the intersection of W. Gentry and N. Bois D'Arc.  Tyler Police say 33 year old, Jesus Soto was eastbound on Gentry and attempted to turn north onto Bois D'Arc.  His Chevy Corsica with two little girls as passengers turned into the path of a white Ford F-150 that was westbound on Gentry.  The Corsica was badly damaged in the collision.  Officers say they became concerned that Soto was intoxicated and he was taken to a local hospital for his injuries and to have a blood sample taken.  The four people in the Ford complained of minor injuries, but the injuries to the girls in the Chevy were much worse.

Twelve year old, Alexandria Castillo died around 2:00 AM today from her injuries.  Nine year old Cynthia Daneilla was flown to Dallas Children's Hospital where she is listed in critical, but stable condition.

Jesus Soto was arrested and booked into the Smith County Jail on one count of Intoxicated Manslaughter and one count of Intoxicated Assault.

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