CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Deliberations continued Wednesday for Joshua Gaspar. He's accused of running over and killing Ohio State trooper Kenneth Velez on I-90 in September 2016.
Gaspar, 37, is charged with multiple felonies, including aggravated vehicular manslaughter and driving under the influence.
Gaspar, who did not testify in his defense, had methadone in his system when the accident occurred.
Police say Velez, 48, was standing outside his patrol car on I-90 near the Lakewood-Cleveland line while conducting routine traffic enforcement when Gaspar, hit him in his Hyundai Velostar. The accident happened when Gaspar swerved toward the berm to avoid another vehicle.
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