DENVER (CBS4) – A woman who was allegedly driving drunk and killed a pedestrian in Denver has been formally charged.
According to Lynn Kimbrough with the district attorney’s office, Alicia Contos, 41, has been charged with vehicular homicide-DUI and vehicular homicide-reckless in connection with the fatal auto-pedestrian crash last Sunday.
“The charges allege that on the evening of March 8 at the intersection of North Federal Boulevard and West 14th Avenue, Contos was driving drunk when she caused a fatal crash resulting in the death of a pedestrian,” Kimbrough said in a statement.
Ruben Marquez, 57, was killed in the crash.
Contos remains in custody and her bond is set at $50,000. She is scheduled to appear in court for her second advisement on Friday.