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LAKE WORTH, FL (WFLX) -- A 26-year-old man is in jail accused of plowing down a family, killing one person.

Diego Pascual Franciso was arrested Sunday night. 

According to a probable cause affidavit, Pascual Franciso hit the family of six has they tried to cross the street in Lake Worth.

Pascual Franciso left the scene of the accident but hours later turned himself in.  He told deputies the family he hit was his girlfriend, her parents, and siblings.

According to the probable cause affidavit, Pascual Franciso argued with his girlfriend Saturday night and as he was leaving, her parents kicked him.  When he saw them leaving the laundromat on Sunday morning he sped up and hit them.

Cristina Andres, 37, was killed. Her husband and three children, including Pascual Franciso's girlfriend were injured. A fourth children was not injured.

Pascual Franciso was booked into jail and charged with one count of 1st degree murder and 5 counts of attempted murder. 

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