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Apr 18, 2014 7:10 PM

Rojas Indicted for Crash That Killed Passenger

CORPUS CHRISTI - A young man was indicted this week for a woman's death in a police chase.

Back in April 2013, police tried pulling over 19-year-old Gilbert Rojas. CCPD says an officer was looking to make an arrest for reckless driving, but Rojas allegedly slammed into another car on Port Avenue while trying to get away.

The crash killed his passenger, 27-year old Elvira Esquivel.

Rojas is under indictment for manslaughter. A second degree felony with a maximum punishment of 20 years in prison if convicted.


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