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Ask Sacto 911 crime Q&A: Have twin brothers arrested in fatal Antelope Road crash gone to trial?

Q: What happened in the case against the twin brothers, Roman and Ruslan Glukhoy, arrested after the fatal crash on Antelope Road on April 2, 2014?

Randy, Sacramento

A: Twin brothers Roman and Ruslan Glukhoy, 20, remain in Placer County Jail charged with murder in the in April 2, 2014, collision that killed Jose Luis Bariga-Tovar, 35, an his 14-year-old daughter, Anahi.

According to Placer County Superior Court online records, their next court date, for a trial confirmation conference, is Dec. 15. They have pleaded not guilty to the charges.

The Glukhoy brothers were being pursued by law enforcement officers when they allegedly crashed a stolen pickup into Barriga-Tovar’s Kia on westbound Antelope Road at Antelope North Road.

According to stories in The Sacramento Bee, the chase began when the Glukhoys and a friend allegedly sped away in a BMW following a car burglary in Auburn. After the BMW crashed in Loomis, the friend bailed out. The Glukhoys then allegedly stole a Ford F-150 pickup and returned to Interstate 80, with Placer County deputies in pursuit. The pickup, which authorities said at times reached speeds of more than 100 mph, exited at Antelope Road and struck the Kia as Barriga-Tovar was turning onto North Antelope Road.

Cathy Locke: 916-321-5287, @lockecathy

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