Jul 31, 2014 6:16 AM by Chelsea DeCesare

Case involving fatal Aurora crash can move forward

AURORA, Colo. (AP) - A judge has ruled that prosecutors can move forward with their case against a man accused of running a red light and killing a teen in Aurora in a suspected drunken-driving accident.

40-year-old Ever Olivos-Gutierrez appeared in court for a preliminary hearing Wednesday, after which the judge ruled there is ample evidence for prosecutors to pursue a first-degree murder charge.

Authorities say Olivos-Gutierrez had a blood-alcohol level at least four times the legal limit after the March 24 crash that killed 17-year-old Juan Carlos Dominguez-Palomino.

Olivos-Gutierrez is in the country illegally, and authorities say he didn't have a valid Colorado driver's license. He is scheduled to be arraigned in October.


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