Woman to face charges over death of local mum of three

November 17, 2022 10:47 am in by


A woman has been charged over a collision that killed a young mum-of-three.

29-year-old Christine Stewart, from Newtown outside Smythesdale, died at the scene of the crash in Victoria’s north earlier this year.

She was rear-ended by a Ford Ranger while driving on the Murray Valley Highway in Torrumbarry on Australia Day.

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Her 24-year-old passenger was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

A 29-year-old woman from Patho is due in Echuca Magistrate’s Court on November 22 charged with dangerous driving causing death.