Two Sentenced in
DUI Street Race Fatality
December 22, 2009
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Joe Scott, Director of Communications
Sandi Gibbons, Public Information Officer
Jane Robison, News Secretary
POMONA – Two men who earlier this month pleaded to the DUI
traffic death of a Bellflower woman were sentenced to state prison
today, the District Attorney’s Office announced.
Deputy District Attorney Miji Vellakkatel of the Pomona Branch
Office said Elias Sibiano Munoz, 21, and Brian Rene Galvez, 24, were
each sentenced to 10 years in state prison.
The defendants pleaded guilty to gross vehicular manslaughter
while intoxicated on Dec. 4 for the March 2008 death of Ondrea
After an outing at a local restaurant Munoz and Galvez engaged in
a street race at speeds of more than 80 miles per hour. During the
course of the race, Munoz – who was accompanied by Alvarez – lost
control of his vehicle and crashed. Alvarez died from injuries
sustained in the collision, prosecutors said.
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