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Espinosa-Flores pleads guilty to murder in connection with Deputy Brandon Collins' death

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Adrian Espinosa-Flores' mugshot. Adrian Espinosa-Flores' mugshot.

On Thursday, Adrian Espinosa-Flores pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in connection with the death of Master Deputy Brandon Collins.

The crash happened on September 11, 2016. 

Court documents alleged his blood-alcohol level was double Kansas' legal threshold when he caused a crash that killed the Johnson County deputy.

Collins was conducting a traffic stop on U.S. 69 in Overland Park when authorities say a pickup truck driven by Espinosa-Flores ran into Collins' parked patrol vehicle from behind.

Espinosa-Flores' sentencing has been set for January 12, 2018, according to the Johnson County District Attorney.

Copyright 2017 KCTV (Meredith Corp.) All rights reserved. The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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