- Associated Press - Tuesday, November 14, 2017

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - A Vermont man has pleaded not guilty to charges of drunken driving and negligent operation of a vehicle in a crash in which his passenger died.

WPTZ-TV reports court documents show witnesses saw 25-year-old Riley Watkins speed through an intersection before hitting a traffic light in Essex Junction on Thursday.

His girlfriend, Emma Press, died in the crash.

Watkins was granted bail with conditions.

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Information from: WPTZ-TV, http://www.thechamplainchannel.com


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