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McBride pleads not guilty in Adams County Court

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Natasha McBride

QUINCY, Ill. (WGEM) - An Adams County woman charged with first degree murder and multiple other charges in connection with an August fatal crash in Quincy appeared in court with her attorney Wednesday.

Natasha McBride, 36, entered a plea of not guilty to four counts of first degree murder, four counts of reckless homicide, four counts of failure to report an accident that resulted in injury or death, and four counts of driving on a revoked license.

McBride appeared in front of Judge Robert Adrian at the Adams County Courthouse.

Police said on Friday, August 14, McBride was driving at a very high rate of speed, failed to stop at the stoplight at 4th and Broadway and struck a vehicle driven Stephen Hendricks, 61, of Rushville, Illinois.

Hendricks was injured, but survived. Hendricks' wife, Jennifer, 54, of Rushville, and their grandson four-year-old Archer Corrick of Kirksville, Missouri, were pronounced dead at the scene.

Their other grandchildren, six-year-old Dakota Corrick of Kirksville was pronounced dead at Blessing Hospital and 21-month-old Ransom Corrick of Kirksville was pronounced dead at Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital.

McBride was issued a December 7th jury trial and was scheduled to appear in court on November 19th for a status hearing.

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