Northern California sheriff's deputy dies after crashing into power pole

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Stanislaus County Sheriff's Deputy Antonio "Tony" Hinostroza died after he crashed into a power pole while responding to a DUI chase late Sunday night. (Stanislaus County Sheriff's Office)

A Northern California sheriff's deputy died Monday, a day after crashing into a power pole while responding to a chase.

Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department 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.

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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