Man accused of DUI in wife's death near Goshen

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EUGENE, Ore. (AP) -- A man who says his wife jumped out of their moving pickup truck pleaded not guilty Monday to a drunken driving charge in Lane County Circuit Court.

Brenda Sue Shreeve was killed in the incident in March on Highway 99 near Goshen.

The Register Guard reports 51-year-old Lloyd Allan Shreeve of Salem told Oregon State Police they had been arguing about being lost and she had threatened to jump out unless he let her drive.

Police say the pickup truck was going about 35 mph at the time.

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Information from: The Register-Guard, http://www.registerguard.com