- Associated Press - Thursday, October 27, 2016

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) - A trial is underway for a former Weld County sheriff’s deputy charged in a 2015 collision that killed another driver.

The Greeley Tribune reports (https://tinyurl.com/j3fqp2y) Tim Boxley was on duty and responding to an emergency call at the time of the November collision, but didn’t have his flashing lights or siren on.

Boxley is charged with careless driving resulting in death. His trial began Wednesday.

Investigators said Boxley was going up to 101 mph on U.S. 85 when he collided with a car driven by 74-year-old Jose Mercado-Nova. Mercado-Nova was turning onto the highway from a side road. He died from the injuries he suffered.

Boxley faces up to a year in jail if convicted.

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Information from: The Tribune of Greeley, Co, https://greeleytribune.com


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