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Bond set for teen driver accused of causing deadly 18-wheeler crash in Mission

Bond set for teen driver accused of causing deadly 18-wheeler crash in Mission
1 week 20 hours 42 minutes ago Tuesday, July 09 2024 Jul 9, 2024 July 09, 2024 11:12 AM July 09, 2024 in News - Local

The teen accused of causing an 18-wheeler to crash into a Mission home was arraigned on Tuesday and issued a $50,000 bond.

Jose Osvaldo Sanchez, 18, turned himself into police at 8 a.m. on Tuesday and was arraigned at 11:30 a.m. He was charged with criminal negligent homicide and faces up to two years in prison along with a $10,000 fine.

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The crash occurred on June 29 on Expressway 83 near La Homa Road.

The Mission Police Department said Sanchez was driving a Fiat when he changed lanes without caution, hitting the trailer and causing the crash.

The driver of the 18-wheeler, Anastacio Martinez Jr., was killed in the crash.

The home collapsed after crews pulled the 18-wheeler out.

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No one was at the home at the time of the crash. 

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