Driver in hit-and-run that killed Boulder cyclist pleads guilty

Callie Kuhasz, seen in court last October, pleaded guilty this week to vehicular homicide and faces four to 12 year in prison for the death of a Boulder cyclist last year. ( Matthew Jonas / Staff Photographer )

From the Times Call

The 25-year-old woman accused of
hitting and killing a Boulder cyclist while driving drunk, then fleeing the scene, is headed to prison after reaching a plea deal with prosecutors on Thursday.

Callie Kuhasz, of Boulder, pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide, the most serious of the charges she faced in the hit-and-run crash that killed William Davis, 35, of Boulder, on Jay Road last June.

It was stipulated in the plea agreement that Kuhasz would be sentenced by a judge to between four and 12 years in prison, the same presumptive sentencing range she would have faced had she been convicted at trial of the vehicular homicide charge, a Class 3 felony.

In exchange for that guilty plea, prosecutors dropped the charges of leaving the scene of a crash, DUI and weaving they’d originally filed against Kuhasz, who had been set to stand trial in April.

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