Felony charges added to hit and run case involving two CSU students

Skyler Leonard

Additional charges were placed against CSU student Dillon Moss, who on Sept. 27 was arrested in connection with a hit and run that happened earlier that night, according to a Fort Collins Police press release.

Along with the arrest for suspicion of driving under the influence, Moss is now being charged with Vehicular Assault and Hit and Run involving serious bodily injury. Both are class 4 felonies.


On Sept. 27 at about 12:56 a.m., Fort Collins Police Services responded to a car versus pedestrian collision in the 100 block of north College Ave.

CSU Student Dalton Zerlan, 32, was crossing College Avenue and was hit by a white SUV that drove from the scene, according to witness reports. Zerlan was taken to Medical Center of the Rockies for treatment of serious injuries and has since been released.

Approximately 20 minutes later, officers located a white SUV that had damage constant with witnesses reports. Moss, the driver of the vehicle, was arrested with the suspicion of driving under the influence.

Police are releasing no further information at this time. However, anyone who has information related to the case can contact and has not already given a statement to police, is asked to contact Officer Drew Jurkofsky at (970) 416-2224.

Collegian Reporter Skyler Leonard can be reached at news@collegian.com or on Twitter @skyler_leonard.