Rutherford at his arrest (ABC7)
LOS ANGELES – 21-year-old Simi Valley resident Dylan Shane Rutherford was charged in a hit-and-run crash that occurred at DeSoto Avenue and Chatsworth Street, killing two brothers.
44-year-old Hector Castro and his 42-year-old brother Ernesto were killed in the crash.
Rutherford faces two felony counts of gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated and hit-and-run driving resulting in death.
Although the charges were just recently made, the incident occurred on October 7th. Rutherford’s truck hit the Castro’s truck, where it turned over and caught fire. He faces up to 19 years in prison if he is found guilty of the charges.