Driver enters not guilty plea in Gates Mills crash that killed two Hawken School students

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GATES MILLS - Chapin Berk, 18, entered a written plea of not guilty after he was charged with two counts of vehicular homicide and one count of operation without being in reasonable control for a crash that killed two Hawken students.

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Berk was driving a Jeep with three of his classmates on County Line Road on May 14. The vehicle went off the road and hit two trees before it stopped.

Joshua Weil, of Cleveland Heights, and Alexander Doody, of Chagrin Falls, both 18, died as a result of the crash.

Berk has a pretrial set for August 6 at 1:30 p.m.. If convicted, he could spend up to 12 months in jail.

Continuing coverage of the Gates Mills crash here



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