JACKSON COUNTY, Kan. -- An Omaha woman accused in a Kansas traffic accident that took the lives of three people has reached a deal with prosecutors and entered a plea of No Contest to four charges.
Maria Perez-Marquez pleaded to three misdemeanor counts of vehicular homicide and a felony count of aggravated battery in the November 2017 deaths of Carmen, Marlee and Stephen Ukele.
Authorities say Perez-Marquez was attempting to pass another vehicle on US-75 north of Holton when she swerved into the shoulder and crashed into an oncoming minivan.
The Ukele's were on their way home from seeing their sons play in the state championship football game.
Sentencing is set for June 14th.