- Associated Press - Wednesday, September 7, 2016

NEWPORT, N.H. (AP) - The accused driver of the vehicle that crashed in Claremont in April killing a passenger has pleaded not guilty to the charges.

The Eagle Times reports (https://bit.ly/2cpR7wh ) that 36-year-old Amber King, of Claremont, pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges of negligent homicide, second-degree assault, and two counts of aggravated driving while intoxicated.

Police say King was traveling at a high rate of speed on April 23 when her vehicle crossed the center line on Main Street, hit an embankment and utility pole and then overturned and rolled several times.

A 32-year-old female passenger died in the crash.

Police say two other passengers suffered serious injuries.


Information from: Eagle Times, https://www.eagletimes.com

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