The Durango Herald reports that a 37-year-old man from Colorado has been sentenced to 72 years in jail for causing a fatal car crash that killed two victims.
Jeffrey Sloan killed people during a high speed chase from authorities while driving a stolen car. Sloan ran a red light during the pursuit, causing a fatal collision which claimed the lives 33-year-old Yasir Hasan and 45-year-old Mark Karla.
Karla was a practicing dentist and was married to Alison Suthers, a Denver District prosecutor and daughter of Colorado Springs mayor John Suthers.
Sloan was fond guilty of two counts of vehicular murder, two counts of assault, vehicular eluding with death and injury, and finally for leaving the scene of the incident with death and critical injury near. The sentence was delivered October 9.
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