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"Driving drunk...I'll be dead thanks to you" - chilling text sent minutes before fatal car crash

The texts were sent a few minutes before a fatal car crash in Miami.

dagotext2 Source: via Miami Herald

A WOMAN CHARGED with manslaughter after a fatal crash in Miami, Florida, sent her boyfriend texts that were eerily prescient, just minutes before the accident.

Mila Anjelika Dago, then 22 years old, was driving through downtown Miami in the early hours of 14 August 2013, during a night out with friends, the Miami Herald reports.

With her friend Irina Reinoso (22) in the passenger seat, Dago broke a red light and drove the rented smart car into a truck at 4.44 am.

Police records released recently, however, show that just a few minutes before the accident, she sent these texts to her boyfriend, known only as DJ, with whom she was undergoing a seemingly nasty break-up:

Driving drunk woo.I’ll be dead thanks to you.Lata

dago2 Mila Dago Source: Miami-Dade Corrections

Dago didn’t die, but her friend Irina did.

Now her family is suing Dago, along with the car rental company, and the 22-year-old is charged with driving under the influence (DUI) manslaughter, and vehicular homicide.

Police say tests showed she had a blood alcohol level twice the legal limit.

Dago has pleaded not guilty.

Read: ‘Alco-locks’ could be on the way for those that continue to drink-drive>

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