A magistrate concluded that there wasn't sufficient evidence to indicate the driver acted with intent, Peru21 reports. Peru's public minister announced that Nazca's prosecutor's office was appealing the judge's decision. The ministry had sought nine months of preventive detention and a $1,550 fine while the investigation continues, according to the newspaper.
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The rig left "deep scars" across a 50 meter by 100 meter (104 feet by 328 feet) area, the Culture Ministry said, affecting the surface of the ancient site and damaging three of the geoglyphs.
Ministry of Culture's original statement can be read here (in Spanish).