Sioux City woman will be plea-taking for fatal July hit-and-run

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SOUTH SIOUX CITY, Iowa (KCAU) – The pre-trial hearing for the woman charged in connection with the fatal July hit-and-run will now be plea-taking.

Maria Gonzalez-Diego, 19, of Sioux City, was set to appear before Dakota County Court Tuesday for a pre-trial hearing.

Now the case will be taking Gonzalez-Diego pleas later this month.

She has previously pleaded not guilty to charges of fleeing the scene and motor vehicle homicide last month.

Gonzalez-Diego is accused of hitting Antonia Lopez de Ramirez, who later died.

Gonzalez-Diego was drunk at the time and was arrested in Sioux City a few hours after the incident.

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