YUMA, Ariz. — A Yuma truck driver has pleaded not guilty to 20 felony
charges stemming from the May 6 death of an Arizona Department of Public Safety
Officer Tim Huffman was killed in his patrol vehicle when it was struck as part
of a multivehicle collision involving a tractor-trailer rig driven by
33-year-old Jorge Espinoza.
The accident occurred as Huffman was writing a report at an accident site on
Interstate 8 in eastern Yuma County.
The Yuma Sun reported that Espinoza was arraigned
Monday in Yuma County Superior Court on one count of second-degree murder, 13 of
endangerment and six of criminal damage.
Espinoza was not injured in the crash.