The homeowners of 5130 Independence St. in Arvada were forced to find alternative accommodations for a bit after a man drove a truck into their house on the night of July 24.
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Kyle Duran, 36, was driving east on 51st Avenue, ran a stop sign and crashed into the house, according to the Arvada Police Department. Duran was the vehicle’s only occupant. He was taken to a nearby hospital and treated before being transported to the Jefferson County Jail.
The homeowners were uninjured. A neighbor, Ashley Corsi, said that the homeowners were in a back bedroom of the house when the crash occurred. The truck slammed into the front side of the house, near the property’s driveway.
Duran was charged with driving while intoxicated with over three prior convictions, raising the charge to a class 4 felony. He also was charged with the following traffic citations: no proof of insurance, fictitious plates, failure to stop at a stop sign, driving under restraint and operating an unregistered vehicle.
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