Truck Driver Cited
Hit Power Pole and Fled
Erie, Colorado – Erie Police Investigators were able to identify and cite Luciano Junior Perez, 52, of Greeley on August 13 for his part in causing a large power outage in Eastern Erie and the closure of Erie Parkway just after 9 p.m. on August 12. Perez’s first court appearance is October 7 in Weld County Court. The charges filed include Careless Driving, Leaving the Scene of an Accident, and Failure to Report an Accident to Police.
The Erie Police Department would like to thank the Eaton Police Department for their assistance in locating the truck in their jurisdiction. In addition, the Town of Erie appreciates the professionalism and quick response of United Power in restoring power to the community.