Man sentenced for deadly January crash
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) – Kendre Preston was sentenced to 10 to 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to manslaughter, gun charges, and vehicular manslaughter.
In January, Preston’s SUV was clocked at 76 miles per hour when he ran a red light on downtown Rochester and crashed into a car, killing the driver, Benjie Martinez. That was at the intersection of East Main Street and St. Paul Street.
Police were chasing Preston because he was suspected of firing a gun at several places throughout the City of Rochester.
At the time of the crash, Preston was under the influence of alcohol and marijuana. A loaded gun was found in his SUV.
He was already on parole for another gun conviction.