OGALLALA, NE – A man who caused the deaths of four motorcycle riders in an accident in Nebraska will not serve time in prison, News Channel Nebraska reported.
The crash occurred July 1st 2017 on Highway 26 near Ogallala.
Authorities said Jeser Cisneros-Hernandez of Kansas fell asleep behind the wheel, crossed over the center line and struck the motorcyclists as they were headed in the opposite direction. All four were pronounced dead at the scene.
Cisneros-Hernandez was charged with motor vehicle homicide, but due to his clean criminal record and the incident being labeled as an accident, he was given four years of probation. He will have to complete a minimum of 400 hours of community service.
Cisneros-Hernandez expressed remorse when speaking to the court on Friday. He will also write a letter to the families of the victims.
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