Woman accused of killing 11-year-old in fatal crash denied bond

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Monday, Dec. 2, 2019

27-year-old Aubrey Newsome faces multiple charges, including vehicular homicide. (Source: RCSO)

AUGUSTA, GA (WRDW/WAGT) -- The woman accused of killing an 11-year-old girl after a deadly crash last week appeared in court Monday, and a judge denied bond.

Aubrey Newsome, 27, is charged with DUI, open container, driving on the wrong side of the roadway, failure to yield, homicide by vehicle, and more.

The crash on Central Avenue and Whitney Street Monday night killed
11-year-old Charnia Eccleston.

Newsome has been charged with both alcohol and traffic violations in the past.

Newsome did not say much except to acknowledge the charges and say she wanted to hire her own attorney instead of using a public defender.

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