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Jordan Braid, RCMP Officer, Fined In Deadly BC Crash

12/13/2012 03:46 EST | Updated 02/12/2013 05:12 EST
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CHILLIWACK, B.C. - An RCMP officer has pleaded guilty in a deadly crash that claimed the life of a 20-year-old man in B.C.'s Fraser Valley last year.

Const. Jordan Braid admitted to driving without due care and attention in Chilliwack court on Wednesday, while a charge of dangerous driving cause death was stayed.

He has been fined a total of $1,725, including a $225 victim fine surcharge.

Braid was on duty in July 2011 and driving an RCMP vehicle when he crashed head-on into a car driven by Steve Genberg in Agassiz, B.C.

He was charged after Abbotsford Police conducted an independent review of the crash.

Braid now faces an internal RCMP review of his conduct.

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