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Man in connection to trooper's death charged for fatal crash

Posted on 04/18/2019
DA LogoGREELEY, 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.