Gustavo Castillo Gutierrez, a 26 year old illegal alien previous deported three times has been charged with the death of sports journalist Bob Barry Jr. According to police, Gutierrez who was under the influence of cocaine at the time made an illegal u-turn from the right turn lane in front of Barry causing the crash.
Gustavo Castillo Gutierrez, 26, has been charged with causing an accident without a valid drivers license and drug possession on Tuesday.
The fatal crash occurred on Saturday. According to police, Barry was on his motorcycle in the left lane on May Ave., near Memorial, when Gutierrez was driving in the right lane. Police said Gutierrez made an illegal U-turn in front of Barry, and Barry was thrown from the motorcycle after crashing into Gutierrezs car. (News 9)
A police report states Castillo-Gutierrez told officers he was trying to turn when he hit Barry. Castillo-Gutierrez refused to go to the hospital but he was taken there anyway, and doctors did draw his blood for a blood test and officers did find a packet of white powder in his wallet that tested positive for cocaine.
Truly heartbreaking, our thoughts and prayers go out to the Barry family during this difficult time.