Tom Green County Jury Sentences Driver in Deadly Crash to Maximum Sentence


SAN ANGELO – A Tom Green County Jury sentenced the man who was responsible for killing three San Angelo teens in a fatal crash in 2021 to 20 years in prison on Friday.

As previously reported, from the week of Oct. 17 to 21, Antonio Gonzales was put on trial for three counts of manslaughter and three counts of evading arrest that caused death. On Wednesday Oct. 19, it was reported that the jury found Gonzales guilty. For more see: Jury Finds Gonzales Guilty of Manslaughter in the High Speed Crash That Killed 3 Children

The court recessed for Thursday and resumed on Friday more for the punishment phase. Following testimony from both sides the jury was told that they could send the defendant to prison for a term of anywhere between 2-20 years.

After another short deliberation the jury sentenced Gonzales to the maximum sentence of 20 years in a Texas prison. He was given jail credit for the time that was served which was 582 days.

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