A courtroom was packed with loved ones and community members of a beloved U.S. postal worker Tuesday as the driver who struck and killed him in a hit-and-run crash learned his sentence.
More than a dozen people wishing to speak in court showed up at the sentencing for 56-year-old Craig Nelson of Julian, who struck and killed 25-year U.S. Postal Service veteran Kevin Wilson on the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.
One neighbor described Wilson as the Mr. Rodgers of the community when he confronted Nelson before he was sentenced to three years and eight months on Tuesday.
San Diego’s El Cerrito community is mourning the death of their neighborhood postal worker. NBC 7’s Gaby Rodriguez reports.
His death was overwhelming to The El Cerrito community he served for more than 25 years, but the impact was even greater for Wilson’s family.