Family of Chico high school coach killed in car crash reacts to "guilty" plea

We sat down with Rick Silva for his thoughts to Thursday's guilty plea entered by the man investigators believe killed Brett Silva.

Posted: Sep 14, 2019 3:41 PM
Updated: Sep 14, 2019 3:42 PM

Chico, Calif. - It's now been nearly three years since the 2017 crash that killed Brett Silva, beloved teacher and coach at Pleasant Valley High School in Chico. For family, Thursday's guilty plea announcement brought them another step closer to finding closure.

"To get to a point where we can get a little justice out of this, is a good outcome," said Rick Silva, Brett Silva's brother. "We are now at a point where we get to move to another part of the chapter."

Ramon Barrera's sentencing is set for October 18th. 

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