Man charged with hitting, killing UW student pleads guilty

Man charged with hitting, killing UW student pleads guilty
Kong Vang

The man accused of hitting and killing a University of Wisconsin-Madison student in April pleaded guilty Thursday.

Kong Vang, 32, pleaded guilty to possession of meth. He was determined guilty due to a no contest plea of homicide by intoxicated use of a motor vehicle and second-degree recklessly endangering safety.

Vang is accused of hitting and killing Wenxin Huai on South Park Street . Huai died after the SUV Vang was driving at about 7:30 p.m. on April 15 struck her as she was walking on the sidewalk in the 400 block of South Park Street.

The following charges against Vang were dismissed: vehicular homicide, two counts of second-degree recklessly endangering safety, second operating while intoxicated, operating with a prohibited alcohol concentration, homicide while driving a vehicle while using a controlled substance and operating with a restricted controlled substance.

His sentencing hearing will be held on Feb. 22.

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