Driver arrested in dribbler's death

June 18, 2013
By Associated Press
SALEM, Ore. -- The driver Oregon police say fatally struck a man trying to dribble a soccer ball 10,000 miles from Seattle to Brazil for the World Cup has been arrested.

Scott Van Hiatt, of Neskowin, was arrested Monday on a charge of criminally negligent homicide, said Lincoln City Police Chief Keith Kilian.

Richard Swanson, of Seattle, planned to dribble the ball for more than a year through 11 countries before reaching Sao Paulo, Brazil, where the opener of the World Cup ...

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