A truck driver, Roselle Aguilera Maderos, who was sentenced to 110 years in prison in a fatal accident, had her sentence reduced to 10 years on Thursday. More than 4.5 million people, including reality TV star Kim Kardashian, have called for a reduction in the sentence of Rosel Aguilera Maderos.
Aguilera Mederos, a Cuban immigrant, was moving lumber in April 2019 when his brakes failed on a downhill stretch and he was not using the emergency route. Exit ramp.
His fleeing truck collided head-on with a truck, killing four people and injuring several others.
Aguilera Maderos was convicted by a jury on 27 counts, including multiple murders, and the judge sentenced her to 110 years in prison, which she believed was the minimum mandatory under Colorado law.
Colorado Gov. Jared Police on Thursday worked to reduce what he called “arbitrary and unreasonable” earnings.
“The length of his 110-year sentence is not commensurate with the punishment imposed on others for his actions or similar crimes,” he wrote in a letter to Aguilera Maderos.
“There is an urgent need to rectify this unjust verdict and restore the integrity and justice of our criminal justice system, and as a result, I have decided to reduce your sentence to 5 years now.