A truck driver charged with three counts of negligent homicide has pleaded 'not guilty.'
A fiery crash east of Stanley last June ended with three men dead.
50-year-old Vernon Wright was driving a semi truck and trailer, crossing the westbound lane of Highway 2 during a time of low visibility due to fog.
Wright stopped in the westbound lane after the first collision, blocking westbound traffic --- an act prosecution calls a 'gross deviation from acceptable standards of conduct.'
Prosecution and defense attorneys are still gathering information and requested a delay in the trial.
The Pretrial Conference originally scheduled in June has been canceled and is expected to be moved to late October.
Minot Police say Sophia Pepple of New Town was struck by a pickup and killed about 6:25pm Sunday.
In addition, both had recently been released from state prison.
A two-year-old child was killed by a hit-and-run driver in Minot Sunday evening.
They ask if you have any information about the incident that you contact them at 852-0111.