Vehicular homicide charges pending in Shifflett's death

Gerardo Maciel of Toppenish, who is believed to be responsible for the crash that killed Sunnyside resident Ronnie Shifflett last Friday night, was arraigned in Yakima County Superior Court Wednesday.

Maciel pled not guilty to a charge of vehicular homicide, according to a spokesperson for the Yakima County Prosecuting Attorney's office. His bail remains at $500,000. Maciel has an omnibus hearing scheduled for Aug. 26 and a pending trial date of Sept. 7.


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