Man charged in DUI crash that killed two gets trial date

By: NewsCenter 16 Staff Email
By: NewsCenter 16 Staff Email

SOUTH BEND, Ind. A man accused in a drunk driving crash that killed two of his passengers now knows when he'll go to trial.

Jose Diaz, 26, is charged with driving under the influence, resulting in death.

The crash happened in December on Ironwood, near the intersection with Ridgedale.

Jonathan Hernandez, 17, died at the scene, and Marco Espino, 24, were pronounced dead at the hospital.

Both victims were passengers in Diaz' car.

Diaz was also critically injured, but he survived.

His trial starts this April.

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