UPDATE: Driver enters plea in fatal incident

A Coldstream man charged with causing the death of a local woman, has pleaded not guilty to both counts he’s facing.

Chase Garrett Donaldson, 28, is accused of dangerous driving causing death and failing to remain at the scene.

Kiera-Leigh Carlson, 22, was hit by a car while walking along Aberdeen Road the night of April 30th, 2010.

Her body wasn’t found until the following morning.

Donaldson was arrested a few days later based on a citizen’s report of a car being driven erratically.

The first Crown witness, Dr David Regehr, told the court he was turning onto Aberdeen Road that night when he encountered a car going very fast and coming into his lane.

Regehr says he had to go into the opposite lane to avoid being hit, adding he and his wife were relieved they weren’t killed.

Regehr later got the vehicle’s license plate and phoned police, and also saw the vehicle driving back and forth near an embankment which he says seemed odd.

It wasn’t until the next day Regehr found out a woman had been hit and killed near that site.

 

 

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A Coldstream man starts a B.C. Supreme Court trial Monday in the death of a local woman. 

Chase Garrett Donaldson, 28, is accused of dangerous driving causing death and failing to remain at the scene. 

Kiera-Leigh Carlson, 22, was hit by a car while walking to work along Aberdeen Road the night of April 30, 2010. 

The incident happened near the RDNO office. Carlson’s body wasn’t found until the following morning. 

Donaldson was arrested a few days later based on a citizen’s report of a car being driven erratically.