Stewart was off duty when the truck he was driving is alleged to have struck Grade 1 student Jamie McIntosh at the intersection of Highway 97 and Green Mountain Road last September.
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Brian McIntosh, the boy’s father, his two sons and dog were crossing the street when the incident happened.
Stewart’s next court appearance is scheduled for Oct.12.
The Criminal Justice Branch approved the charge at the recommendation of the Independent Investigations Office.