CALCASIEU PARISH, LA (KPLC) - A 30-year-old man charged with negligent homicide in the death of a Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's deputy pleaded not guilty Tuesday in 14th Judicial District Court.
Authorities say Charles Harrell is at fault in a crash last year on La. 27, which claimed the life of Deputy Randall Benoit.
Harrell's vehicle crossed the center line and hit Benoit's vehicle head-on, authorities say.
Harrell's trial will start May 12.