On October 11, 2008, the website MASSCOPS.com, reported:
Olga Franco was charged with four counts of criminal vehicular homicide, running a stop sign and driving without a license.
Franco, who drew nationwide attention from people focused on the illegal immigration debate, was found behind the steering wheel, her right foot wedged near the accelerator under a crumpled dash board.
She has maintained that her boyfriend was the one driving the van and that he fled because he didn’t want to be deported to Mexico. Her attorneys argued at trial that he was thrown from the van on impact and Franco was thrown part-way into the driver’s seat. The boyfriend is believed to be in Mexico.
Read more at the Illegal Alien Crime Report
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