Brother of Colorado crash victim slams governor for commuting sentence


The brother of one of the victims in the 2019 crash that killed four in Colorado and resulted in the driver being convicted of vehicular homicide accused Gov. Jared Polis of being politically motivated when he reduced the sentence by 100 years.

Duane Bailey’s brother Bill Bailey was one of the victims in the April 2019 crash. Bailey said Rogel Aguilera-Mederos, the defendant, misrepresented his experience on his job application and “exaggerated job titles,” according to the Denver Channel. 

Colorado Governor Jared Polis. (Photo by Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images)
( Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images)

“He’s testified he’s panicked. Who wouldn’t be? But, he put himself in that position. It wasn’t an accident,” he said.

He called Gov. Jared Polis a “despicable human being” for not allowing a new sentencing hearing take place on Jan.13, and accused the governor of using the…

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