DAKOTA CITY — 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.
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Maria Gonzalez-Diego, 19, of Sioux City, waived her right to a preliminary hearing 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 $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.