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Drivers charged with vehicular homicide awaiting trial

Posted at 1:39 PM, Jan 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-10 15:40:00-05
Alisha Beauchamp and Brayden Buchholz
Alisha Beauchamp and Brayden Buchholz

COLORADO SPRINGS – Two drivers accused in the death of a 64-year-old man in Colorado Springs as they were allegedly racing await their trials on charges of vehicular homicide.

Alisha Beauchamp, 32, entered a plea of not guilty this week. Her trial date is set for April 1st. Brayden Buchholz, 26, had a scheduled plea hearing this week that is now set for February 6th.

On the morning of November 2nd, Beauchamp and Buchholz were reportedly going 70 miles per hour, double the speed limit, down N. Nevada Ave. when Norman Giddings car was hit as he took a turn onto E. Cimarron St.

Giddings was ejected from the vehicle by the force of the crash and died on scene. Beauchamp and her juvenile passenger were treated and released for minor injuries.

The arrests of Beauchamp and Buchholz were announced a week after the crash.  The traffic death was the 45th of the year out of a record 48 on Colorado Springs roads in 2018.

N Nevada crash
N Nevada crash