MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO CAUSING DEATH BY DANGEROUS DRIVING OF MARIA WALLACE AND HER FRIEND
A CO Donegal man has been remanded in custody after pleading guilty to dangerous driving causing the deaths of two friends, one of whom was a much loved mother from Derry.
Dermot Dowd, 24, of Donegal Road, Ballybofey, appeared at Letterkenny Circuit Court.
Friends Kiara Baird (19), and Derry mother-of-three Maria Wallace (38), died after the car in which they were passengers crashed at Glenfin Road, Ballybofey on September 21st, 2016.
The women died instantly after the Citroën C3 car in which they were traveling was involved in a collision with a pole.
Dowd was remanded in custody until the next sitting of the circuit court in January 2018.
A psychiatric report and probation court was ordered in the case.