Juan Ignacio Duran, DOB: 07/04/89, in the Jefferson County District Court on November 22, when he pled guilty in the vehicular homicide death of a 71-year-old woman in Westminster. Duran pled guilty to Vehicular Homicide, First Degree Assault, and Attempted First Degree Assault.
On December 28, 2018 Westminster police were called to the area of 10633 Westminster Blvd. on a report of a DUI. When they arrived, they observed Duran driving north in the southbound lanes of traffic. He collided with three vehicles. The driver of one of the vehicles, Dianne Johnson, 71, was unconscious and had to be extracted from her vehicle. She was transported to the hospital where she died of her injuries. The other drivers were not seriously injured.
Duran had a BAC of .219 and 11 ng. of THC in his system
Sentencing has been set for December 26 at 1:00. He is facing a prison sentence of 15 to 40 years.