Trial date set for alleged DWI suspect who killed baby in crash

File Photo: Scene of accident

A trial date has been set for an alleged drunk driver who crashed into a family car and killed a 6-month old.

Joe Montez III " of Harlingen is charged with Intoxication Manslaughter for the death of baby Mason Villegas.

According to authorities, Montez crashed into the family's vehicle on Wilson Road back in September and then fled the scene.

Baby Mason was hospitalized for three days before he was taken off of life support.

Mason TMs mother and her friend were also hurt in the crash.

Announcements are set for May 10, and trial begins May 13.

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