Jeff Detlefs is an attorney with Kerr Brosseau Bartlett O’Brien in Denver. He was allegedly driving drunk on the shoulder of I-70 at Evergreen Parkway when he struck cyclist Rex Hegyi with his Lexus GX470 SUV. Rex is an attorney with the Jefferson County public defender’s office.
Detlefs, who had three children in the car with him as he drove drunk, left the scene. Police tracked him down because his front license plate fell off in the collision. Rex Hegyi remains hospitalized in serious condition.
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