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Driver pleads not guilty to hitting, killing teen

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CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -

A driver who is accused of falling asleep at the wheel and hitting and killing a teenage boy was in court Tuesday.

Adam Horvath, of Milford, has been indicted for vehicular manslaughter while committing a traffic violation in the death of Collin Barton, 16, on March 18.

Barton was walking home along on unpaved berm Wooster Pike when he was hit. His body was found two days later in a wooded area.

Horvath was arraigned Tuesday and pleaded not guilty. He is out of jail on his own recognizance.

The vehicular manslaughter charge is a misdemeanor that carries a jail term of up to 90 days and a $750 fine, as well as a class 6 driver license suspension, which can extend from three months to two years.

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