Pasadena Man Arrested after Fatal Collision in 2016 that Killed Oscar Chavez
PASADENA, CA (July 2, 2018) – A man of Pasadena was only recently charged after a deadly hit-and-run crash that claimed the life of a 60-year-old motorcyclist back in 2016.
According to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office, 22-year-old Donte Antoine Fox faces one felony count of murder, vehicular manslaughter, hit-and-run driving resulting in death, grand theft of an automobile, and driving or taking a vehicle without consent.
The deadly crash happened about 11:43 PM on October 6, 2016, when Fox allegedly stole a Tesla Model S 85D and later crashed into a motorcycle, driven by 60-year-old Oscar Chavez. The incident occurred at the intersection of Marengo Avenue and East Washington Boulevard; Chavez died at the scene. Fox fled the scene and remained at large until his arrest on June 21st of this year.
Fox pleaded not guilty on July 2nd and is scheduled to return to court on August 14th. He faces more than 36 years to life in prison if he is convicted as charged. Fox is being held on more than a $2.1 million bail.
We at Sweet Law Group offer our sympathies to the family and friends of Oscar Chavez. May he rest in peace.
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