WELD COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – The former Ault police officer accused in a deadly road rage crash was found not guilty on Wednesday.

Blair Jackson was accused in the crash that happened on June 1, 2016 on Highway 85 between Platteville and Gilcrest.

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Esteban Moreno Jr., 39, of Evans was killed in the crash.

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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.

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Jackson was off-duty and on his way from work at the time. A jury acquitted him on Wednesday.