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
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]

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