Man Who Killed 2 Fleeing, Sentenced to 20 Years 12/18/13
December 18, 2013
DEL RIO, Texas - An Alabama man who killed two people while fleeing
Border Patrol near the Texas-Mexico border has been sentenced to 20 years in
U.S. District Judge Alia Moses sentenced 39-year-old David Steiner on
Tuesday for felony assault of a Border Patrol agent.
The U.S. Attorney's office said Steiner was driving a stolen vehicle in May
2012, when he drove at agents trying to avoid a traffic stop near Comstock.
Agents later came upon an accident where Steiner had hit an oncoming vehicle
killing two passengers and seriously injuring the driver.
The judge also ordered Steiner to pay $4,390 in restitution for the vehicle
he stole and wrecked.