Staff ReportNewsWest 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.