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Adams County Sheriff's Department car after February 2016 drunk driver crash.
Brighton drunk driver gets 10 years for crash

Metrowest Report

A 26-year-old Brighton man was sentenced to 10 years in prison for injuring an Adams County sheriff’s deputy after crashing into his patrol car. 

David Daniel Martinez was driving 92 miles per hour when he crashed into Sgt. Aaron Pataluna’s patrol car as it was stopped at a red light at U.S. Highway 85 and 120th Avenue.  Pataluna suffered two fractured vertebrae in his neck, a concussion and multiple lacerations in the Feb. 13 incident.