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Man charged with automobile homicide for fatal crash in stolen car in West Valley City

Posted at 4:29 PM, Apr 28, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-28 18:36:25-04

WEST VALLEY CITY — A man has been charged with automobile homicide in connection with a fatal crash in November of 2017 in West Valley City.

Elcina Tso, 25, was killed as a result of the crash in West Valley City on November 7. Police say she was riding in a stolen Toyota Camry driven by the suspect, who struck a truck head-on.

Police said at the time that the driver of the stolen Camry, Alberto Herrera, dropped something while driving and reached down to grab it, which is when the collision occurred.

A warrant was issued for Herrera’s arrest Friday and he has been booked into jail.

He is charged with: automobile homicide/criminal negligence DUI of alcohol/drugs as a second-degree felony and one count of receipt or transfer of a stolen vehicle as a second-degree felony.

Herrera is also charged with several misdemeanors and infractions: one count of giving false information, one count of use or possession of drug paraphernalia, one count of operating a vehicle without an interlock device as an alcohol restricted driver, one count of driving without a valid license, and one count of failure to stay in one lane of travel.