Driver Sentenced In Deadly Bicycle Crash Of 8-Year-Old

BOULDER, Colo. (CBS4)– The man who struck and killed an 8-year-old girl while she was riding a bicycle was sentenced to 150 days in jail on Tuesday.

Kyle Couch had previously pleaded guilty to careless driving and possessing a fake ID.

Kyle Couch (credit: Boulder County)

Kyle Couch (credit: Boulder County)

Police in Longmont say Couch, then 20, hit and killed the little girl while under the influence of marijuana and alcohol on May 20, 2016.

(credit: GoFundMe)

(credit: GoFundMe)

Peyton Knowlton was riding her bike at 17th and Alpine in Longmont when she was hit.

(credit: CBS)

(credit: CBS)

Couch was sentenced to 150 days in jail and two years probation.

Comments

One Comment

  1. Randy Stein says:

    Wow, a whole one hundred and fifty days in jail. Bet that will teach him a lesson. Not really.

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