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Driver Pleads Not Guilty in Deadly I-85 Wreck

Posted April 21, 1997 12:00 a.m. EDT

— In a Durham courtroom Monday a Virginia truck driver pleaded not guilty to eight counts of involuntary manslaughter. Esau Dixon is charged in connection with an August accident on Interstate-85 that left eight people dead.

Seven of those were patients at John Umstead Hospital.