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Stanislaus County sheriff's deputy dies after crashing into power pole

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Posted at 7:10 AM, Nov 26, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-27 10:21:27-05

STANISLAUS COUNTY, Calif. (KGO) -- 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.