Man Gets 40 Years Over Deadly Dallas DWI Wreck

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

DALLAS (AP) - A driver blamed for a 90 mph DWI wreck in Dallas
that led to the deaths of a Houston couple and their baby has been
sentenced to 40 years in prison.

A jury convicted 24-year-old Armando Soto on two counts of
intoxication manslaughter in last September's accident. A judge
Wednesday ordered Soto, who was sentenced to 20 years on each
count, to serve the prison terms consecutively.

Soto was tried over the deaths of 32-year-old Tuong Le and
7-month-old Tri "Ethan" Khuu. Both died at the scene. Officials
say 52-year-Kenny Khuu ended up in a coma and died eight months

The Dallas Morning News reports Soto's blood alcohol level was
more than twice the legal limit when he drove his speeding vehicle
into the rear of the family's vehicle.

Join the Conversation!

To comment, the following rules must be followed:

  • No Obscenity, Profanity, Vulgarity, Racism or Violent Descriptions
  • No Negative Community Comparisons
  • No Fighting, Name-calling, Trolling or Personal Attacks
  • Multiple Accounts are Not Allowed
  • Stay on Story Topic

Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.

Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Questions may be sent to Please provide detailed information.

powered by Disqus
KBTX-TV Channel 3 4141 E. 29th Street Bryan, TX 77802 Phone: (979) 846-7777 Fax: (979) 846-1490 News Fax: (979) 846-1888
Copyright © 2002-2015 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 125953523 -
Gray Television, Inc.