GREELEY, Colo. (CBS4) – A former Ault police officer accused in a deadly road rage crash appeared in a Weld County courtroom Monday for his first advisement hearing.
Blair Jackson is accused in the case. The crash happened on June 1 on Highway 85 between Platteville and Gilcrest.READ MORE: Trouble With Trash: Congress Park Residents Say New Order Will Cause Hardships
Esteban Moreno Jr., 39, of Evans died.READ MORE: Aurora City Council Approves Nearly $246,000 In CARES Act Funding For Homeless Shelter Pilot Program
Investigators say Jackson and Moreno were speeding and tailgating each other. They say at one point Jackson cut the other car off, causing Moreno to lose control and crash.MORE NEWS: Colorado Paddleboarder Swims Near 'The Michael Phelps Of Moose'
Jackson was off-duty and on his way from work at the time.