Man Pleads Not Guilty in Fatal Wrong-Way Crash

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CLEVELAND, Ohio — The man charged in a wrong-way crash that killed a woman on Interstate 480 has pleaded not guilty.

Julio Vargas, 40, faces charges of aggravated vehicular assault and aggravated vehicular homicide in the crash and appeared in court Wednesday.

He’s accused of entering the West 130th Street exit ramp and heading in the wrong direction on April 5.

Police say the suspected drunk driver slammed head-on into a car.

Desiree Snyder, 22, was killed.

Bond for Vargas was set at $200,000.

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