After two continuances and with a potential plea deal pending, pretrial is scheduled to resume Thursday in the case of a Huntington Beach man accused in the of a Fountain Valley cyclist.
Adam Carl Garrett, 19, is charged with felony hit-and-run death and misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter in connection with the death of Hung Do of Fountain Valley. Garrett is accused of crashing into the back of Do's bicycle and throwing Do from the bike. Do landed in the far right lane of Warner Avenue, and was eventually taken to the hospital, where he died shortly thereafter.
Garrett is also accused of fleeing the scene without assisting Do or contacting police and paramedics, as well as later placing a call to 911 and falsely identiyfing himself as a witness to the accident.
During pretrial on Dec. 6, Assistant District Attorney Nancy Hayashida said that a plea deal could be in the works for Garrett. After a meeting in chambers Dec. 12 between the attorneys in the case and Superior Court Judge John Adams, the pretrial was continued again until Jan. 5
During the in the case on Nov. 2, Adams heard emotional statements from several of Do's friends and family members.
Garrett is free in $50,000 bond.