Vermont father faces new charges for violating the conditions of his bail

On the eve of his plea and sentencing hearing, the Vermont father nearing prison for the 2021 crash in Littleton that killed his two daughters faces new charges for violating the conditions of his bail, which prohibited him from driving as his case was pending.  A plea and sentencing hearing is scheduled for Jordan Couture, 38, of Milton, who pleaded guilty in October to two Class B felony counts of negligent homicide and a Class B felony count of driving after suspension. The Dec. 5, 2021 crash killed Kyriana Couture, 10, and Kelsey Couture, 7, who were ejected from an un-registered 2004 Chevy Silverado pickup truck after it careened off northbound Interstate 93 and overturned in the center median near Exit 44. The girls, who were half-sisters, died at the scene. Couture suffered minor injuries. At the time of the crash, Couture was speeding and was impaired from unprescribed controlled drugs, did not have the girls secured seat belts, and had his driver’s license in Vermont suspended just a few months before, said prosecutors. Under the terms of the sentence, Couture faces 3 to 6 years in New Hampshire State Prison, though he could serve as few as 27 months upon completion of a substance abuse treatment program.