- Associated Press - Tuesday, December 9, 2014

NAMPA, Idaho (AP) - A log truck driver whose initial collision with a Subaru resulted in a 44-vehicle pileup on Interstate 84 in January has pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of driving too fast for conditions in connection with the accident.

The Idaho Press-Tribune (https://bit.ly/1zJMJMb) reports that Cory D. Ford of Emmett was sentenced to a pay a $96 fine on Monday. He was previously charged with inattentive driving.

Ford is currently being sued by Subaru owner Jose Silva Cueller, after an insurance company denied a claimed filed by Silva Cueller.

Ford’s loaded logging truck rear-ended Silva Cueller near Meridian on Jan. 9. The pileup occurred after a wall of dense fog descended during the morning rush hour. Ten people were injured in the collisions, including Silva Cueller who sustained serious injuries.

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Information from: Idaho Press-Tribune, https://www.idahopress.com

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