VIPD: Marco Arroyo-Torres Charged In Vehicular Death Of 5-Year-Old St. Croix Girl
CHRISTIANSTED — Police have charged a man in connection with a two-car accident that left a five-year-old girl dead Sunday.
Marco Arroyo-Torres, 43, of St. Croix was charged with negligent homicide, involuntary manslaughter and failure to drive on the left, the Virgin Islands Police Department said.
“Arroyo-Torres was the driver in a S-10 Chevy pick-up truck in connection with the two-car collision causing the death of the five-year-old minor girl Penelope Tutein,” VIPD spokesman Glen Dratte said.
Bail for Arroyo-Torres was set at $25,000. He was able to post the 10 percent requirement and released, Dratte said.
The VIPD’s Traffic Division Bureau arrested Arroyo-Torres on Monday, according to police.