Teen Pleads No Contest In DUI Death

KSCB News - May 20, 2011 8:36 am

A Dodge City teenager has pleaded no contest to charges of vehicular homicide and driving under the influence.

Colby Herrman crashed into a telephone pole and was ejected from his vehicle. His passenger, John Rios, was killed in the crash. Herrman, who was 18 at the time, had been drinking at a party.

Herrman will spend more than one year in the Ford County Jail will then be eligible for six months of work release.

A father and son were also prosecuted for hosting the underage drinking party that ultimately resulted in Rios’ death.


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