Driver to face trial next month in hit-and-run death of DJ Jinx Paul

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The trial for a man accused of a hit-and-run that killed a well-known DJ was pushed to next month Monday after a judge did not give an expected verdict.

Kevin Ozorio, who was expected to give a deposition Monday, will face trial on March 5.

Family and friends of DJ Jinx Paul, whose legal name was Jean Paul Guerrero, say they're happy to have a definitive date but are also still grieving his loss.

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Guerrero's family also called for people who were touched by DJ Jinx Paul or affected by a hit-and-run accident to come out and support them.

Manhattan Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez says he's pushing to double the amount of people assigned to investigate hit-and-run cases.

A plea deal is no longer available for Ozorio.

Guerrero was a DJ at Mega 97.9 FM.

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