More than 10 years in prison. Or nothing at all. Those are two possible outcomes facing a Kirtland Air Force Base airman after he fatally struck a woman with his car in Southeast Albuquerque earlier this year. The Albq Journal is reporting Airman 1st Class Calvin Cooper is charged with reckless operation of a vehicle and involuntary manslaughter in the March 23 death of 39 year old Angelica Baca. Thursday, Cooper, his family, and Baca’s family gathered in an on-base military courtroom for a hearing to determine whether there is probable cause for a court-martial, the military’s version of a criminal trial. A court-martial would expose Cooper to prison time. Other outcomes range from no action at all to administrative or nonjudicial options, such as a dishonorable discharge.

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