- Associated Press - Friday, May 27, 2016

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) - A Rapid City man charged with vehicular homicide in a fatal crash on a Pennington County road has pleaded not guilty.

Nineteen-year-old Jacobi Branich is accused of driving drunk on April 12 and losing control of his pickup truck, which rolled in a ditch south of Rapid City. Authorities say the crash killed 19-year-old passenger Dara Reynolds.

Branich faces up to 16 years in prison if he’s convicted of vehicular homicide and driving under revocation.

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