Man in Connection to Trooper's Death Charged for Fatal Crash
Published on April 18, 2019
GREELEY, Colo. (Weld County D.A.) – A Centennial man has been formally charged with causing a deadly crash that killed a Colorado State Patrol trooper in rural Weld County last month.
On March 13, Corporal Daniel Groves was assisting a stranded motorist on Interstate 76 just west of Roggen when he was hit and killed by a passing vehicle.
The driver of that vehicle, 58-year-old John Carpenter, has been charged with:
COUNT 1: FAILURE TO EXERCISE DUE CARE WHEN APPROACHING A STATIONARY VEHICLE – DEATH (Class 6 Felony)
COUNT 2: CARELESS DRIVING CAUSING DEATH
WHATS NEXT: An advisement hearing has been set for May 29th at 9:00 a.m. in Division 16.