MANCHESTER — Police have charged a Manchester man with manslaughter and drunken driving in connection with a July fatal crash.
Epifanio Garcia, 21, was charged Friday and posted $200,000 bail. He is scheduled to be arraigned Nov. 3 in Superior Court in Manchester.
Police said Garcia, of 85 East Middle Turnpike, was drunk and driving at least 80 mph when his vehicle crashed into a car stopped at a traffic light at Tolland Turnpike and Oakland Street about midnight on July 15. The driver of the stopped vehicle, Solomon Reid, 73, of West Middle Turnpike, Manchester, died later at St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Hartford.
Police said their investigation...