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Suspect Pleads ‘Not Guilty’ In Death Of Millville Officer

BRIDGETON, N.J. (AP) — The man accused of killing a New Jersey police officer in a motor vehicle crash has pleaded not guilty to aggravated manslaughter and other charges.

Timothy Seidel’s lawyer entered the plea at the Cumberland County Courthouse Tuesday.

A judge also reduced his $500,000 bail to $400,000.

Authorities say the 23-year-old Commercial Township resident crashed into a Millville police car while fleeing officers on July 8. (See Related Story)

The crash killed 40-year-old Officer Christopher Reeves and injured another officer.

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.

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