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June 18, 2013 at 5:51 PM

Driver accused of killing soccer ball dribbler out of jail; he’s in hospice

SALEM, Ore. — The driver accused of fatally hitting a man attempting to walk from Seattle to Brazil in time for the 2014 World Cup was released from jail on Tuesday after telling the court he is in hospice. Scott Hiatt of Neskowin was charged with criminally negligent homicide in the death of Richard Swanson, who…


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June 17, 2013 at 5:37 PM

Charges filed in fatal hit-and-run of man dribbling soccer ball to Brazil

Oregon police have filed charges against the driver who allegedly struck and killed a Seattle man who was dribbling a soccer ball to Brazil. Lincoln City Police Chief Keith Killian said the driver, Scott Hiatt, was arrested Monday and charged with criminally negligent homicide, a felony that carries a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison. Hiatt, 51,…


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