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Police: Driver Accused In Fatal Hit & Run Of Young Girl Was Drinking, High

LONGMONT, Colo. (CBS4) - Police in Longmont say a driver who hit and killed an 8-year-old was under the influence of marijuana and alcohol.

Peyton Knowlton
(credit: GoFundMe)

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

The 20-year-old driver is now facing charges including vehicular homicide, DUID, and underage possession of alcohol.

girl struck on bicycle
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The driver's name has not been released.

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The family of Peyton's best friend has set up a GoFundMe page to help the family relieve financial burdens

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