Man charged with fatal DWI in court

TROY, NY (NEWS 10) – The man charged in a fatal DWI crash last week is expected back in Rensselaer County Court.

30 year-old Jose Hernandez is charged with a slew of offenses including vehicular manslaughter, fleeing a police officer, and DWI.

Police say Hernandez was driving drunk in a stolen vehicle before he crashed it into an embankment last Thursday.

The crash killed 26-year-old Joshua Castillo Rivera from The Bronx.

Rivera was riding passenger.

Hernandez is in the Rensselaer County Jail.

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