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.