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Lovington Man Takes Plea Deal in Connection With Deadly Hit and Run That Killed Two Odessans

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NewsWest 9

A Lovington, New Mexico, man has taken a plea deal in connection with a deadly 2013 hit and run.

NewsWest 9 has learned that Cody Ruiz took a plea deal on Monday on two charges of vehicular homicide.

As you may recall, the accident killed Karina Falvela and Manuel Garcia of Odessa.

According to the arrest report, Ruiz admitted to drinking all day at a party and then walked back to the party after the accident.

No word on when sentencing will take place for Ruiz.

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