Cinthya Garcia-Cisneros, 19, sentenced to probation in Forest Grove fatal crash

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Emily E. Smith
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Friday, January 31, 2014
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A Washington County judge sentenced Cinthya Garcia-Cisneros, 19, to three years of probation in the Forest Grove fatal hit-and-run crash that killed two young stepsisters playing in a leaf pile...

Garcia-Cisneros learned of the crash minutes after it happened, but did not contact police to identify herself as the driver. Prosecutor Bracken McKey told Washington County jurors that the wreck itself was an accident, but Garcia-Cisneros' decision not to come forward was criminal...

Under state sentencing guidelines, Circuit Judge Rick Knapp had the option of imposing only probation or a maximum of three years in prison...