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Woman charged after allowing 11-year-old nephew to drive car

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Authorities have charged a woman after they say she allowed her 11-year-old nephew to driver her vehicle.

Police spotted Carolina Romero-Gonzalez's 11 year-old nephew driving her Saturn in the 1400 block of Fairfield Drive during rush hour with his 9-year-old brother in the passenger seat.

The 11-year-old told police that he had left his aunt's house to pick up his sister so they could get food.

During an interview with police admitted to giving her car key to her nephew so they could go meet their sister.

Romero-Gonzalez has been charged with abandoning or endangering a child, a state jail felony.

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