Forest Grove fatal crash: Cinthya Garcia-Cisneros hit-and-run case goes to trial

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Emily E. Smith
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Tuesday, January 7, 2014
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Attorneys took up pre-trial issues Tuesday morning in the case of Cinthya Garcia-Cisneros, the 19-year-old driver charged in an October crash that killed two young girls in Forest Grove...

...Garcia-Cisneros faces two counts of felony hit and run. Authorities say she was driving her boyfriend’s mother’s SUV Oct. 20, when she she plowed through a pile of leaves on Main Street – the same spot where stepsisters Anna Dieter-Eckerdt and Abigail Robinson were playing....

...Mario Echeverria, Garcia-Cisneros’ boyfriend, has already pleaded guilty to hindering prosecution. In court last month, he admitted to trying to cover up evidence of the crash by taking the vehicle to a car wash the next day. He took a plea deal and a 13-month prison sentence...