Impaired driver kills Fil-Am student in New Jersey crash

/ 02:56 AM December 07, 2018

Filipino-American Michael Sot, 20, died from injuries he sustained in a car crash in Ewing, New Jersey. GOFUNDME

A Filipino-American college student died from injuries sustained from a head-on collision Sunday Dec. 3 in Ewing, New Jersey, when an impaired driver crossed a center double-yellow line and slammed into the car the victim was driving. Seven others were injured in the collision.

Michael Sot, a 20-year-old sophomore at the College of New Jersey, died of injuries two-and-a-half days after David Lamar V, 22, crossed a center line and slammed into the car Sot was driving as a designated driver.


Lamar was arrested after investigators found that he was driving while impaired. He was charged with seven counts of assault by auto second degree after the accident. One count of vehicular homicide was added to the charges after Sot’s death.

Michael is survived by his mother, Candice Buno Sot, his father, Michael Edward Sot; younger brothers Jon Sot and Matthew Sot, sister Jessica Sot and step- brother Frankie Fabio; step-mother Jana Fabio; grandparents Jasmin and Tom Buno, and Carolyn and Ed Sot.


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