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Driver pleads guilty in crash that severed Boulder man’s legs 

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The driver charged in the crash that cost a Boulder man both of his legs last year pleaded guilty on Friday to the lesser of two felony charges at his fourth arraignment.As part of the plea deal, prosecutors dismissed a Class 4 felony charge of vehicular assault under a driving under the influence theory and a misdemeanor DUI charge against Dylan Gottschling, now 20.He pleaded guilty to Class 5 felony vehicular assault operating or driving in a reckless manner and an added count of driving while ability impaired.Boulder County Deputy District Attorney Fred Johnson said after extensive conversations with the victim — Craig Towler — prosecutors are recommending a jail sentence instead of a Colorado Department of Corrections sentence.Gottschling is due back for sentencing 1:30 p.m. on Aug. 2. He could face up to three years for the felony charge and up to 180 days for the DWAI charge.Read the full story at

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