A 25-year-old illegal alien from Argentina struck and killed a 13-year-old girl who was riding her bike to school in Kissimmee, Florida. Micaela Coronel told deputies she was from Argentina on a visitor’s pass, but immigration says she was here on a visitor’s visa but she had overstayed her time and is in the country illegally.
ICE has placed a detainer on her and will deport her after her case is adjudicated and she has served her time. Driving without a valid license is a class three felony in Florida. The girl’s blood is on the hands of those who place the illegal aliens above our own citizens and you know who they are.
PCSO Traffic deputies have arrested 25-year-old Micaela Coronel, who is Argentinian but has been staying in Kissimmee, and charged her with operating a motor vehicle without a valid DL causing death, which is a third degree felony. Coronel was driving without a license and failed to use due care while driving when she fatally struck 13-year-old Mariana Perez Borroto of Kissimmee while Mariana was riding her bike to school this morning.
According to the affidavit, the crash occurred around 7:50 a.m. on Wednesday, April 3, 2019. The victim was riding her bike to Lake Marion Creek Middle School in Kissimmee/Poinciana, where she is an 8th grader, when she was struck by Coronel, who was driving her Chrysler Town & Country minivan eastbound on Homosassa Road.
Mariana was critically injured and airlifted to Arnold Palmer Children’s Hospital in Orlando, where she later succumbed to her injuries.
Coronel told deputies she’s been in the country on a “visitor pass” from Argentina since October 2018, and presented them with an Argentinian identification card. She does not have a Florida driver’s license, and deputies determined through their investigation that she does not have a valid driver’s license at all.
Coronel told deputies that at the time of the crash, condensation covered approximately 80% of her windshield, obstructing her view while she was driving. Other factors that may have contributed to the crash are being investigated. The investigation is ongoing. PCSO is checking with ICE to determine her status in the country, due to the fact that she’s committed a felony.
“This suspect should not have even been behind the wheel of a vehicle. This is an awful, senseless tragedy that should never have occurred. This beautiful child should be turning 14 years old in just two weeks, but for this suspect’s illegal actions. Mariana’s family and friends are in our prayers.” – Grady Judd, Sheriff.