Iowa woman charged in Nebraska fatality to stand trial
DAKOTA CITY, Neb. (AP) - An Iowa woman charged in the hit-and-run fatal crash that killed a pedestrian in northeastern Nebraska is set to stand trial in the case.
19-year-old Maria Gonzalez-Diego, of Sioux City, waived her right to a preliminary hearing on Tuesday.
She now faces arraignment Dec. 3 on charges of vehicular homicide and failure to stop at the scene of a fatality crash.
She will remain in custody in the Dakota County Jail on a $500,000 bond.
South Sioux City police say Gonzalez-Diego's northbound vehicle hit 62-year-old Antonia Lopez De Ramirez the night of June 24 as she walked east across a street.
Police say Gonzalez-Diego's vehicle continued north.
A Sioux City, Iowa, officer later found Gonzalez-Diego and arrested her.