Case of fatal collision adjourned

Court proceedings involving a Cochrane man accused of killing four people and injuring one in a crash near Innisfail have been adjourned until later this month.

Court proceedings involving a Cochrane man accused of killing four people and injuring one in a crash near Innisfail have been adjourned until later this month.

Tyler James Stevens, 30, was arrested and charged at the scene after a northbound SUV struck a southbound SUV in the southbound lanes of Hwy 2 on March 4. The victims were residents of Edmonton, living in Canada on work permits and heading down to Calgary

Red Deer lawyer Dan Wilson appeared on behalf of Stevens’s defence counsel, who is based out of town and was unable to attend court in Red Deer on Monday. Stevens was granted an adjournment until July 30, when dates are to be set for a preliminary inquiry.

A preliminary inquiry is held to determine whether the matter should go to trial.

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