45-year old John Hite appeared in court this morning and plead guilty to felony vehicular manslaughter. Hite had been jailed for drunken driving and only released 5 hours prior to the accident the killed his son.

Drunk Driver Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter

Hite was driving west on Larimer County Road 38E when he lost control on a right-hand turn, swerved off the left side of the road, crashed across a small dirt road and then rolled sideways into a fence surrounding a utility building near the unincorporated town of Stout, CSP said.

— the Coloradoan

 

21 year old Joshua Hite-Touchet died at the scene. Hite-Touchet's death was the 24th on Larimer County roads in 2013.

[Source: Coloradoan]