Christopher Montpetit, 36, had a hearing in Suffolk County Court Monday morning on misdemeanor DWI charges.
Thirty-year-old Erika Bautista, of Farmingville, passed away from the injuries she sustained during the accident last month.
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Bautista's car had become disabled on the side of County Route 83 when Montpetit, a local realtor, allegedly slammed into the car.
Her three young daughters were also in the car and survived.
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