Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Deputy Antonio Tony Hinostroza Dies in Crash
A Stanislaus County sheriff’s deputy has died after crashing into a power pole.
Deputy Antonio “Tony” Hinostroza was responding to a DUI chase near Riverbank around 10 p.m. Sunday when he crashed into a power pole before arriving, investigators say.
Deputy Hinostroza had been with the Sheriff’s Department for nearly two decades.
The suspect officers were chasing was eventually taken into custody.
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