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Rogel Aguilera-Mederos Takes The Stand In His Own Trial For Deadly 2019 I-70 Crash – CBS Denver

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JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – The truck driver accused of causing a fatal crash on Interstate 70 near Colorado Mills Mall in Lakewood took the stand in his own defense on Wednesday. Rogel Aguilera-Mederos faces 41 charges including vehicular homicide for the crash that killed four people in 2019.

For most of the day his legal team focused their questioning on his driving experience and in some instances, his inexperience.

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“Did they teach you how to drive in the mountains in this Florida trucking school?” his attorney asked.

“No,” Aguilera-Mederos said.

Before even discussing the crash itself, he was also asked about why he took the route he did. He says a boss told him to do. For…

CBS Denver

2021-10-13 21:40:30

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