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William Senne trial set for May 15 in death of Trooper Ellen Engelhardt

A May 15 trial date was set today for William Senne, who was imprisoned after admitting he was driving drunk when he crashed into State Police Trooper Ellen Engelhardt’s cruiser in 2003 but is now being tried for vehicular homicide while drunk because Engelhardt died years after the crash.

Senne will be tried in Plymouth Superior Court, where the court date was set today following a hearing. Senne, who is now 28 years old, is charged with vehicular homicide while drunk and operating recklessly, and vehicular homicide while drunk, according to Plymouth Superior Court records.

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