Man who stole truck, killed Kauai woman in crash indicted for manslaughter

Man who stole truck, killed Kauai woman in crash indicted for manslaughter
Kayla Hudd-Lemn (Image: Wailana Varney, GoFundMe)
Kayla Hudd-Lemn (Image: Wailana Varney, GoFundMe)

KAPAA, KAUAI (HawaiiNewsNow) - The man accused of stealing a truck and causing a crash that killed a 19-year-old Kauai woman has been indicted for manslaughter, according to a Kauai County spokesperson.

Kauai police had previously charged Cody Safadago, 46, with first-degree negligent homicide, auto theft, and drunk driving for the April crash that killed Kayla Huddy-Lemm.

If convicted of manslaughter, Safadago faces the possibility of life in prison.

He's expected to be arraigned in Circuit Court on Monday.

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