Fort Collins Drunk Driver Who Killed Son Pleads Guilty
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.
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.