Woman accused in impaired driving death to have bail hearing

A Lacombe woman charged with impaired driving causing death of a 19-year-old man and seriously injuring his 17-year-old friend will have a bail hearing on Wednesday.

A Lacombe woman charged with impaired driving causing death of a 19-year-old man and seriously injuring his 17-year-old friend will have a bail hearing on Wednesday.

The two Red Deer teens were allegedly struck while pushing a broken-down vehicle on Hwy 11A about eight km west of Hwy 2 about 3:30 a.m. on Saturday.

Colton Keeler died and the 17-year-old was flown with serious injuries to hospital in Edmonton by STARS air ambulance.

April Gail Beauclair, 29, has been charged with impaired driving causing death, two counts of impaired driving causing bodily harm, two counts of driving with a blood alcohol level over 0.08 causing bodily harm, and operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol content over 0.08.

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