Man to be charged for deadly crash near Ceena that killed 3

Posted on Tuesday, August 10th, 2021 at 1:30 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A man who plead guilty to charges in relation to a crash that killed two in April of 2019 will be sentenced for the crime on Tuesday, reports KFOR.

The incident began at the intersection of S.W. 40th St and Villa Ave. Officers attempted to make a traffic stop. The SUV, which was occupied by driver Andrew Munoz and passenger Deanna Alvarez, appeared like it was going to comply with orders to pull over but then sped off.

Police pursued the SUV at speeds around 80 MPH.  Munoz ran the stop sign at the intersection of S.W. 44th St. and Villa Ave and crashed into a vehicle occupied by Tonya Horn, her husband Eric Horn, and their 8-year-old daughter.

Tonya and the daughter were pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. Eric suffered serious injuries.

According to investigators, the SUV driven by Munoz was stolen. Officers also discovered firearms and drugs inside the vehicle.

Police charged Munoz with two counts of first-degree murder, causing an accident while driving a vehicle without a proper driver’s license, unauthorized use of a vehicle, trafficking in illegal drugs, felon in possession of a firearm, and possession of proceeds derived from a violation of CDS.

Munoz entered a blind plea to all the charges. He will be sentenced for these charges on Tuesday in court.

This information is presented as a way to help keep our community safer and is not meant to be taken as legal advice. However, the Oklahoma wrongful death attorneys at the Abel Law Firm have helped clients secure financial compensation for their medical bills, lost wages, and other expenses. If you or someone you love has been killed in an accident involving another vehicle, contact us today for a free consultation.

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