USPS contractor arrested, charged in wreck that killed family of 5

A Colorado truck driver involved that killed a family of five in an accident this past summer was arrested and charged with numerous felonies including vehicular homicide.

The Weld County district attorney’s office announced Friday that 26-year-old Jesus Puebla was charged with five felony counts of vehicular homicide following a June 13 collision on Interstate 25 that killed a family traveling home to Wyoming in a 2015 Ford Edge.

 

Neither drugs nor alcohol are suspected to have to played a role in the four-vehicle pile-up which shut down northbound traffic for hours near mile marker 243 about 30 miles north of Denver. CCJ reached out to Colorado State Patrol see if distracted driving including phone use may have been a factor.


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