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Repeat drug-driver Mitchell Laidlaw denies culpable driving charge after Sue Salthouse death

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By Blake Foden
Updated February 18 2021 - 7:54am, first published 1:00am
Mitchell Laidlaw outside court on a previous occasion. Inset: Crash victim Sue Salthouse. Pictures: Blake Foden, Jamila Toderas

The man accused of killing disability advocate Sue Salthouse has admitted to driving with methamphetamine in his system, but he will fight a far more serious charge that carries a potential 14-year jail sentence.

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Blake Foden

Canberra Times court reporter

As a journalist, I've covered everything from a royal tour and a terror attack to international sport. After stints in New Zealand, the UK and the Canary Islands, I returned to Australia in 2018. These days, I cover the ACT and Queanbeyan courts.

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