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Duluth Man Pleads Not Guilty in Fatal Motorcycle Hit-and-Run

A Duluth man charged in a fatal motorcycle hit-and-run in May has pleaded not guilty. 30-year-old Stanley Brown entered the not guilty plea to three charges. A Duluth man charged in a fatal motorcycle hit-and-run in May has pleaded not guilty. 30-year-old Stanley Brown entered the not guilty plea to three charges. | 

Updated: June 24, 2019 08:57 PM

A Duluth man charged in a fatal motorcycle hit-and-run in May has pleaded not guilty. 

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According to court records, 30-year-old Stanley Brown entered the not guilty plea to three charges, including criminal vehicular homicide. 

He is accused of running into Peter Seppanen from Esko who was riding on a motorcycle on 40th Avenue West in West Duluth. 


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According to a criminal complaint, Brown admitted to drinking before the crash. The complaint says it's possible that Brown was looking at his phone, and quotes him as saying that he never saw the motorcycle before the crash.

Seppanen was pronounced dead the scene. 

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