WESTMINSTER, Colo. — Prosecutors on Tuesday filed vehicular homicide charges against a 19-year-old man accused of driving a stolen truck that crashed into another vehicle, killing a woman.
Ignacio Daigle, 19, is charged with reckless vehicular homicide, leaving the scene of an accident, vehicular eluding and motor vehicle theft. He’s being held on a $500,000 bond.
The crash happened March 8 when, according to the Westminster Police Department, the driver of the stolen truck was driving recklessly, speeding past other vehicles and running several red lights.
The stolen truck crashed into the vehicle of Jessica Holman, near Wadsworth Boulevard and Independence Avenue. Holman, 33 died from her injuries. Daigle ran from the scene and was arrested a few days later, police said.
Another person in the truck with Daigle, Patrick Engle, is being held in the Jefferson County Detention Center on outstanding warrants. He has not been charged.
Holman was a single mother to a 10-year-old boy. The family is asking for donations for the boy’s future.