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New Charges: Driver Did Not Cross Into Bikers' Lane In N.H. Crash

Memorial site for bikers who died in accident
Sean Hurley / NHPR

A lawyer for a pickup truck driver charged with causing the deaths of seven motorcyclists in New Hampshire in 2019 has entered not guilty pleas to multiple, amended charges that no longer accuse the driver of crossing into their lane.

The change responds to a report from an independent accident reconstruction firm that examined the crash in Randolph.

Twenty-five-year-old Volodymyr Zhukovskyy faces multiple counts of negligent homicide, manslaughter, driving under the influence and reckless conduct.

The victims were members of the Jarheads Motorcycle Club.

They were from New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

Meanwhile, Zhukovskyy's lawyers have asked a judge to schedule more time for jury selection and a trial.

- Kathy McCormack, AP

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