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Woman who struck, killed bicyclist with car gets 12 years

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Posted at 1:00 AM, Jun 01, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-01 03:00:27-04

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — A woman who struck and killed a Boulder bicyclist while driving drunk has been sentenced to 12 years in prison.

The Daily Camera reports 25-year-old Callie Kuhasz was sentenced Tuesday for the June 25, 2016, hit-and-run crash that killed 35-year-old William Davis. She previously pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide.

Davis was riding with a friend north of Boulder when Kuhasz veered 3 feet (0.9 meters) into the bicycle lane. She was captured in Boulder a short time later.

As part of the plea agreement, prosecutors dropped charges of leaving the scene of a crash, DUI and weaving.