Driver accused of killing Batavia Twp. trustee-elect pleads not guilty

Jack Richards Jr. (Source: Clermont County Jail)
Jack Richards Jr. (Source: Clermont County Jail)

BATAVIA, OH (FOX19) - A driver who is accused of causing an accident that killed a Batavia Township trustee-elect was in court Friday.

Jack Richards Jr., 21, of Amelia, is charged with aggravated vehicular homicide for the death of Jim Bushman on Nov. 21.

Police say Richards was trying to pass another driver when he lost control, hit the car, then hit and killed Bushman, who was taking out his trash.

Richards pled not guilty during his arraignment Friday.

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