Cement truck driver sentenced to prison for causing bicyclist’s death

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A cement truck driver has been sentenced to two-and-a-half years behind bars for hitting and killing a bicyclist.

Joseph Baca pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter earlier this year for the incident on Kirtland Air Force Base in 2013. Baca admitted he ran a stop sign while on his cell phone before hitting the man.

Since it happened on base, Baca is headed to federal prison.

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