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Jeronimo sentenced to 180 days in jail, 5 years probation

Man was involved in fatal crash near Dalton in April


Abel Domingo Jeronimo, 39, was sentenced in Cheyenne County District Court on Wednesday afternoon to 180 days in jail and five years of intensive supervised probation for leaving the scene of a fatal traffic crash near Dalton last spring.

Jeronimo’s driver’s license was also revoked for 15 years – the maximum possible term, Judge Derek Weimer said – as part of a long list of probation terms.

On the morning of April 7, Jeronimo was driving in foggy conditions along U.S. Highway 385, two miles south of Dalton. Another vehicle, driven by Martin Geiger Jr., 45, attempted to pass Jeronim...

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