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Drunk Guy Who Ran Over 91-Year-Old in Cap Hill Pleads Not Guilty

By Tom Fucoloro May 20, 2010

From S.T.

Shawn Shipp, arrested May 3 after police said he ran over a 91-year-old Capitol Hill woman, pleaded not guilty to vehicular homicide and driving with a suspended license Thursday morning in King County Superior Court.

Shipp was backing his pickup into a parking space near Harvard Avenue East and East Thomas Street when he struck Marie Fite and drove over her, according to police and prosecutors. Shipp, 34, had a blood-alcohol level of 0.16, twice the legal limit when he was tested after the crash, police said.

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