Not guilty plea for Montgomery man charged in deadly Huntington crash

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NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WWLP) – A Montgomery man pleaded not guilty to charges in connection with a crash that killed his passenger in Huntington on July 11.

Northwestern District Attorney’s Office spokesperson Mary Carey told 22News 42-year-old Joshua Hall was arraigned Wednesday in Northampton District Court on a charge of homicide while operating under the influence.

Related: Route 112 in Huntington back open after serious car crash

Hall was released on $1,000 bail, on conditions that he does not drive or drink alcohol, and that he wear an alcohol monitoring device.

Carey told 22News a state police investigation found that Hall was driving 90 miles per hour on Route 112 when his truck went over a guardrail and into the woods. His passenger, 39-year-old Melinda Carriveau, died in the crash.

Hall is due back in court October 4 for a pre-trial hearing

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