BRIGHTON, Colo. (CBS4) – A man accused of driving a bus full of students while intoxicated pleaded guilty on Monday.

Burton Carpenter, 57, pleaded guilty to one count of DUI and one count of knowing or reckless child abuse.

Carpenter was arrested on Sept. 21. He had a blood alcohol content of .213.

“He was transporting members of the Mountain Range High School freshman football team from a game at Prairie View High School when his bus hit a parked vehicle in front of Mountain Range High School in Westminster,” Sue Lindsay with the 17th Judicial District Attorney’s Office said in a statement.

Carpenter remains in custody on a $4,000 bond. He will be sentenced on Friday.


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