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Driver Pleads Not Guilty In Chatham Bus Stop Death

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A driver accused of striking and killing a man at a Cape Cod bus stop before crashing into a car carrying a family of four leaving an ice cream shop has pleaded not guilty to driving charges.

Thirty-two-year-old Benjamin Shealey was arraigned Monday in Orleans District Court on charges including failing to stop for police. Shealey's lawyer told The Cape Cod Times prosecutors told him his client also faces a motor vehicle homicide charge.

Shealey is being held for a dangerousness hearing Wednesday.

Police say Shealey, with addresses in Cambridge and Rhode Island, was fleeing Harwich police when he struck 62-year-old Albert Della Marva in Chatham. He then struck the car, sending four to the hospital. Police said they were trying to stop him after complaints about a reckless driver.

His lawyer says Shealey doesn't remember what happened.

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