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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.

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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.

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

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

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