Mandan man pleads not guilty in death of pedestrian

MANDAN, N.D. (AP) – A Mandan man accused of fatally striking a pedestrian with his vehicle last month has pleaded not guilty to criminal charges.

Nineteen-year-old TC Carry Moccasin appeared in South Central District Court Monday afternoon and entered the pleas to criminal vehicular homicide and five other charges, the Bismarck Tribune reported.

Carry Moccasin is accused of striking and killing 42-year-old Mark Streeper of Bismarck. Police say the man was standing next to his parked car on Main Street in Mandan on the morning of Nov. 17 when he was struck.

In addition to the homicide charge, Carry Moccasin is accused of reckless endangerment, possession of drug paraphernalia and driving under the influence and two lesser drug-related infractions.

A jury trial is scheduled to begin April 6.

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