ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - The family of a little girl killed when her family's van was hit by an SUV driven by a Santa Fe surgeon suspected of driving drunk has filed a wrongful death suit.
Police in Santa Fe arrested 56-year-old Dr. Deborah Aaron after the Dec. 30 crash that killed 4-year-old Yuliana Aremi Reyes Vasquez . She has pleaded not guilty to vehicular homicide, but the district attorney has not filed an indictment to move the case forward.
Police say the little girl's mother wasn't sure if she had a green light and they have conflicting witness reports.
But Albuquerque Journal reports the lawsuit filed on the family's behalf on Wednesday flatly says the girl's mother had the green light when she entered the intersection after first stopping at a red light.
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