A young man accused of killing two women in a horror crash in Adelaide's south earlier this year has pleaded not guilty to dangerous driving charges.

Harrison Kitt is accused of being behind the wheel of a ute that slammed into two cars at high speed at the intersection of Cross and Fullarton roads in Urrbrae in April.

South Australia Police Chief Superintendent Joanne Shanahan, 55, and Tania McNeill, 53, were killed in the crash.

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Today, a court heard Mr Kitt, 20, has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder and has manic episodes, meaning he'll pursue a defence of mental incompetence over the fatal crash.

He pleaded not guilty to three dangerous driving charges, two of causing death and one of causing serious harm.

Ms Shanahan's husband, Peter, was also injured in the crash and Mr Kitt suffered serious leg injuries, but has since recovered.

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Mr Kitt's lawyer told the court his client had been diagnosed with bipolar disorder and manic episodes with psychotic features.

The case will now move to the District Court, with Mr Kitt fronting a judge in January.

Source: 9News https://www.9news.com.au/national/urrbrae-fatal-crash-harrison-kitt-pleads-not-guilty-to-dangerous-driving/a549f0c8-60e9-4d10-862a-65024fc6f526

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