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Sault driver now faces criminal charges in fatal September collision

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Police have now laid criminal charges against the driver of a pickup truck involved in a September collision in the Sault that killed a pregnant woman.

The 33-year-old suspect was previously charged with careless driving causing death under the highway traffic act in connection with the Sept. 6 crash.

At the time, police said a pickup truck heading east crossed the centre line east of Allens Side Road, striking a westbound delivery van and a Chevrolet pickup truck driven by Mikayla Ouellett, 26, who was killed. (File)

Nearly three months later, additional charges have been laid under the criminal code, dangerous operation and causing death by criminal negligence.

At the time of the crash, police said a pickup truck heading east crossed the centre line east of Allens Side Road, striking a westbound delivery van and a Chevrolet pickup truck driven by Mikayla Ouellett, 26, who was killed.

CTV News later confirmed that Ouellett was pregnant at the time of her death.

At the time, police said a pickup truck heading east crossed the centre line east of Allens Side Road, striking a westbound delivery van and a Chevrolet pickup truck driven by Mikayla Ouellett, 26, who was killed.

The accused in the case was released on an undertaking and is scheduled to appear in court Jan. 22.

None of the allegations has been proven in court.

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