MIAMI — Authorities say a woman who is facing charges for a deadly crash had just texted her boyfriend minutes before the collision.
Mila Dago, who was 22-years-old at the time, was in the midst of a nasty break-up with her boyfriend, prosecutors say.
Throughout the night of the crash, she visited several bars and sent her boyfriend a string of angry texts.
According to the Miami Herald, Dago texted, “Driving drunk woo” and “I’ll be dead thanks to you.”
Three minutes after sending the last message, Dago ran a red light and crashed into the side of a truck.
The driver of the truck, 51-year-old Benjamin Byrum, and Dago survived the crash.
However, Dago’s passenger, 22-year-old Irina Reinoso, was killed.
On Thursday, prosecutors released new evidence, including the string of text messages.
Dago has pleaded not guilty to DUI manslaughter, vehicular homicide and two counts of DUI with damage to a person.