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06/15/2015 12:15 EDT | Updated 06/15/2016 01:12 EDT

Case of Calgary man in hit-and-run at gas station put over

CALGARY - A man charged in the hit-and-run death of a Calgary gas station worker has made a brief court appearance.Joshua Cody Mitchell appeared on closed-circuit television and the matter was put over until June 30.Mitchell faces several charges that include criminal negligence causing death and theft — for $113 in stolen gas.Maryam Rashidi, who was 35, was run over by a truck June 7 while trying to stop the driver from leaving a gas station without paying.Mitchell was out on bail after being charged in January with dangerous driving, possession of stolen property and driving without a valid licence.Crown prosecutor Lloyd Robertson said he will oppose any attempt to release Mitchell on bail and called it a serious matter "that shocked our city."