Guilty plea to careless driving causing death

The woman charged over the death of 84-year-old Velma Zandstra has pleaded guilty to careless driving causing death.

Judge Christopher Harding remanded Renee Marie Jones, 34, to attend a restorative justice meeting with Mrs Zandstra's family on June 6. She will also be sentenced on this date.

Mrs Zandstra, who lived in Bellevue, was walking on the footpath about 11am on October 10 last year when she was hit by a car backing out of a driveway on Windsor Rd.

- Bay of Plenty Times

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