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Trial to Begin Monday For Lovington Man Involved in Deadly Hit and Run

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

A trial is set to begin on Monday for a Lovington man involved in a deadly hit-and-run that killed an Odessa couple.

Cody Ruiz is facing several charges after taking off from a crash last year.

Karina Falvela and Manuel Garcia of Odessa were both killed in the accident.

According to the report, Ruiz admitted to drinking all day at a party and then walking back to the party after the crash.

If convicted, Ruiz could spend up to 20 years behind bars.

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