JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Jury selection in the trial for the semi driver charged in the 2019 deadly crash on Interstate 70 near the Colorado Mills mall began Friday. Rogel Aguilera-Mederos faces vehicular homicide charges in connection with the April 2019 crash that killed four people and damaged or destroyed 28 vehicles.

Rogel Aguilera-Medero appears in court on Jan. 10, 2020 (credit: CBS)

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Jury selection began Friday morning. Potential jurors filled out a questionnaire at the courthouse and will return Monday when the process will continue.

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Aguilera-Mederos has pleaded not guilty to a total of 41 charges.

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At an earlier hearing, the judge granted permission for the defendant to reside in Texas while he is awaiting trial. He is free on $400,000 bond.

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