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.
Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Deputy Antonio “Tony” Hinostroza.— Stanislaus Sheriff (@StanSheriff) November 26, 2018
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