An East Palo Alto schoolteacher who accidentally struck and killed a 6-year-old girl in a crosswalk last year will not be charged with a crime, the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office announced Monday, April 30.
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District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said his office worked with the East Palo Alto Police Department to complete a thorough and detailed investigation of the incident, which included interviews with dozens of witnesses. Wagstaffe called the incident a "tragic case," but said the evidence did not suggest that White-Parker had committed vehicular manslaughter or broken any other laws.
Torres' family has been informed of the district attorney's decision, Wagstaffe said.
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