Deadly drunk driver Carol Berner has lost her final bid to overturn her 2008 conviction for killing four-year-old Alexa Middelaer as the little girl was feeding a horse by the side of a country road.
But the B.C. woman isn't heading to jail quite yet.
The Supreme Court routinely gives no reason for refusing to hear a case. But the Appeal Court ruling last November was unanimous, which generally means the high court won't review it.
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Berner was speeding down a rural road in Ladner, southeast of Vancouver, driving more than 90 kilometres an hour in a 50 km/h zone when she lost control of her car over some speed bumps, the Vancouver Sun reported.
The vehicle slid off the road, where Alexa Middelaer and her aunt, Daphne Johanson, stoodRead More »from Top court refuses to hear drunk driver Carol Berner’s conviction appeal