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Woman pleads guilty in Butte pedestrian death

Posted at 2:01 PM, Jan 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-14 19:11:30-05

BUTTE – A Butte woman pleaded guilty Friday in the case of a former Butte High teacher who was killed after being hit by a car in 2017.

Court records show Christol Williamson, 56, pleaded guilty to a felony count of negligent homicide for accidentally striking 76-year-old Dan Lean with her vehicle on Dec. 6, 2017.

Lean was walking on Amherst Avenue when the incident occurred.

Williamson remains free on bond.