California sheriff’s deputy dies while responding to call
MODESTO, Calif. (AP) — A California sheriff’s deputy is dead after crashing into a power pole while responding to a call for assistance.
The Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department County said Deputy Antonio “Tony” Hinostroza died on the scene Sunday night.
The 45-year-old Hinostroza was a 19-year veteran of the department in central California.
Hinostroza was responding to a request for help in a vehicle pursuit when he crashed.
He leaves behind one adult son.
The county seat of Stanislaus County is Modesto, located about 90 miles (145 kilometers) east of San Francisco.