Jeremy Rice
Jeremy Rice (Boulder County Sheriff's Office)

The man prosecutors say was driving a car involved in a fatal rollover accident on the Diagonal Highway last July has pleaded not guilty and is scheduled to stand trial in November, according to court officials.

Jeremy Rice, 25, pleaded not guilty in Boulder District Court last week to two felony vehicular homicide charges as well as DUI, DUI per se and careless driving. Rice is scheduled to stand trial on Nov. 12.

According to the Colorado State Patrol, Rice was driving his 2003 Chevrolet Impala north on the Diagonal at mile-marker 47 around 2:49 a.m. July 28 with two other passengers, Segourney Wehling and Chad Lopez, both 21.

At a preliminary hearing, Colorado State Patrol investigators testified that Lopez said Rice was fumbling with the GPS shortly before the crash. Investigators say the vehicle's left tire hit the center median, according to the State Patrol, and Rice tried to correct to the right, but was unable to and the car swerved back and hit the median a second time and rolled over.

Wehling was ejected through the sunroof of the car and crushed. She was pronounced dead at the scene. Lopez and Rice both suffered injuries and were transported to the hospital.

Rice told investigators the night of the accident that Lopez was driving, but investigators say Rice posted on Facebook after the crash that he was driving and had seen a deer. Lopez also disputed that he was driving, telling troopers he would not "take the fall" for Rice, according to testimony.

Troopers also said blood evidence on the driver-side door matched wounds on Rice's head, and found stains on the passenger-side seat that matched wounds on Lopez's head. The blood samples taken from both sides is still being tested.

Lopez had a blood-alcohol level of .001 while Rice had a blood-alcohol level of .062 two hours after the crash, with investigators estimating his blood-alcohol content was .104 at the time of the crash. Lopez told investigators Rice had been out clubbing that night.

Rice remains in custody at the Boulder County Jail on $100,000 bond.