A 23 year old Milford man entered a plea of "no contest" and was then found guilty Thursday morning for a hit and run earlier this year which killed a Terrace Park teen. Adam Horvath told investigators after the crash that he thought he'd hit a deer.
The Hamilton County Prosecutor's office says Horvath fell asleep at the wheel and went off the right side of Wooster Pike on March 18th. He allegedly hit 16 year old Collin Barton, who was walking home from a party in Columbia Township. Collin's body was found three days after the incident.
Horvath reportedly called police the day after the incident, saying he thought he hit a deer on the road. In a report filed after that interview, Horvath said he stopped his car and got out but, finding no deer or any other object, he drove home.
Horvath was charged with misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter. He could face a jail term of 90 days if he's convicted. In addition, he may lose his license for as long as two years.
He'll be sentenced on December 10th.