CASTLE ROCK, Colo. (CBS4) – Skylar Pagano was found guilty on all 17 counts for a crash in Franktown which killed a couple. Julee and Festus Poyner both died, and their 2-year-old son, Cadence, was seriously injured.
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Pagano was under the influence of alcohol and was driving a stolen truck when he hit the family. He faced 17 counts, including two counts of vehicular homicide.READ MORE: Ptarmigan Fire: Hundreds Remain Evacuated, New Evacuations Ordered After Wildfire Started Near Homes In Summit County
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On the day of the verdict, Cadence made a full recovery. His aunt, who adopted him and his little sister, says the verdict is exactly what the family wanted to hear.