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SANDWICH, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man who prosecutors say struck and killed two women with his minivan has pleaded not guilty.

The Cape Cod Times reports 55-year-old James Yeh, of Foxborough, entered his plea to charges of motor vehicle homicide by negligent operation and a crosswalk violation Wednesday.

Police say Yeh drove through an intersection in Sandwich May 22, hitting 87-year-old Shirley McCarthy and 69-year-old Evelyn Furlong. The two women were pronounced dead at a nearby hospital.

A police reports shows Yeh told investigators he thought he hit another vehicle until he saw the two women.

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Yeh’s attorney declined to comment on the case after the arraignment hearing.

Yeh is scheduled to return to court Feb. 16 for a pretrial hearing.