Marylin Gish filed a written plea of not guilty earlier this week in Adams County Court. The plea was accepted by the court Thursday, and a pretrial hearing has been set for Feb. 21.
If convicted of the misdemeanor county, Gish faces up to a year in jail.
Police say Gish was driving a pickup that turned onto the street 72-year-old Joyce Schiffler was crossing when Schiffler was hit Sept. 7. Gish told police she didn’t see Schiffler, who was flown to a Lincoln hospital, where she died.