Colorado governor cuts truck driver’s 110-year sentence for fatal crash to 10 years

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New York Daily News

The truck driver sentenced to 110 years in prison for a fiery, fatal crash in Colorado had his jail time cut by a century Thursday by Colorado’s governor. Gov. Jared Polis granted the commutation to Rogel Aguilera-Mederos after social justice activists brought nationwide attention to the case. The 26-year-old will now face 10 years in prison and be eligible for parole after five years, on Dec. 30, 2026. “The length of your 110-year sentence is simply not commensurate with your actions, nor with penalties handed down to others for similar crimes,” Polis wrote in a clemency letter to Aguilera-Me…

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