BARNSTABLE, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts woman has pleaded not guilty to charges in connection with a fatal hit-and-run.
The Cape Cod Times reports that 33-year-old Sarah Hunt, of Barnstable, pleaded not guilty Monday to motor vehicle homicide, leaving the scene of a death and an open container violation.
Hunt turned herself in Saturday after police asked for the public’s help in finding the driver involved in a crash Friday that killed 62-year-old John Pina.
Police say Pina was hit as he attempted to cross Route 28. They say Hunt stopped, then got back in her vehicle and drove away.
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Pina’s family said after the arraignment Monday they feel it would be difficult for Hunt to live with what she did.
Hunt was released on $2,500 bail. She and her lawyer refused comment.
Information from: Cape Cod (Mass.) Times, http://www.capecodtimes.com