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Ex-Cop Charged in Fatal DUI Crash Faces New Charges

Prosecutors say Leanne Werner was drunk when she crossed the centerline in St. Albans in July 2015 and slammed into 74-year-old Omer Martin's vehicle, killing him

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    A former Burlington, Vermont, police officer charged with driving under the influence in a fatal crash last year is facing additional charges. 

    Prosecutors say Leanne Werner was drunk when she crossed the centerline in St. Albans in July 2015 and slammed into 74-year-old Omer Martin's vehicle, killing him. 

    According to necn affiliate NBC5, Werner's attorney entered not guilty pleas to four additional charges Monday, including three counts of DUI and one count of gross negligent operation with death resulting. 

    Werner pled not guilty to two original charges. 

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