April trial set for driver accused of killing pedestrian

HASTINGS, NE (Associated Press) – A trial is scheduled to begin April First for a driver accused of killing a pedestrian in Hastings.

Adams County District Court records say the date was set this week after 46-year-old Nen Lam of Hastings pleaded not guilty to vehicular homicide while driving under the influence.

The accident happened in the early morning hours of October 14th. Police say 27-year-old Anthony Epp was fatally struck as he was either walking or skateboarding on a street. He lived in Hastings.