A Gaines County jury is deciding the fate of a truck driver accused of killing three Denver City teachers. NewsChannel 11 has a crew at the trial right now awaiting the verdict in Plains.
The accident happened on December 3, 2004 at the intersection of Farm to Market roads 213 and 1780, just north of Denver City. DPS Troopers say a truck driver ran a stop sign and hit a Denver City school minivan. The teachers, Veronica Flores, Marina Natividad, and Rosie Garza were on their way to Lubbock for a workshop.
The truck driver, Guadalupe Medina is charged with three counts of criminally negligent homicide with a deadly weapon. If convicted, he faces up to thirty years in prison and a fine up to $30,000.
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