MILFORD, Mass. (AP) - A man accused of striking a motorcyclist with his pickup truck, then dragging his body a quarter of a mile to his death has been ordered held on $100,000 bail.
Police say Nicholas Guaman was drunk Saturday night when he ran a stop sign and struck a motorcycle driven by 23-year-old Matthew Denice of Milford. Witnesses told police Denice was stuck in the wheel well of Guaman's truck and dragged, despite people chasing the truck and banging on the sides screaming at the driver to stop.
Guaman's 6-year-old son, who was in the truck, was not injured.
Guaman, a native of Ecuador, pleaded not guilty Monday to charges that included vehicular homicide, drunken driving and unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.
Authorities said Guaman is in the country illegally and could face deportation.
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