Marisol Gonzalez Was Struck by Utility Truck
Marisol Gonzalez came to Orlando to start a new school, learn a new language and begin a new life after moving from Puerto Rico this summer to join her father, Francisco Gonzalez.
The 10-year-old was walking home from Ventura Elementary School with her older sister, Ildaris, on Dec. 2 when brakes screeched and an Orlando Utilities Commission truck veered directly toward them. The crash left Marisol with critical injuries and devastated her 15-year-old sister. “She is emotionally destroyed,” Francisco Gonzalez said of Ildaris at a news