WELD COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– A former Ault police officer accused in a deadly road rage crash has pleaded not guilty.
Blair Jackson is accused in the case. The crash happened on June 1 on Highway 85 between Platteville and Gilcrest.READ MORE: 'Going To Take Some Time': Community Gathers To Remember Victims, Heal Together After Olde Town Arvada Shooting
Esteban Moreno Jr., 39, of Evans died.READ MORE: Water Quality Control Commission Votes Down Proposal To Allow More Pollution In Colorado Waterways
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 Woman Cassondra Stratton Missing After Miami Condo Collapse
Jackson was off-duty and on his way from work at the time.