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Pistorius brother also facing homicide charge

NEED TO KNOW
  • Woman died after colliding with Carl Pistorius' car in 2010
  • His attorney says the motorcyclist crashed into Pistorius' vehicle
Carl Pistorius, the brother of South African Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius attends an audience of Oscar Pistorius' bail hearing for premeditated murder of his girlfriend at the courthouse in Pretoria on February 22, 2013

The brother of Olympic icon-turned murder suspect Oscar Pistorius is also charged in the death of a woman.

Carl Pistorius is facing culpable homicide charges after a fatal traffic accident.

He was initially scheduled to go to trial last Thursday. That would have been right in the midst of his brother's bail hearing. A judge allowed the case to be rescheduled to March, so he could support his brother.

Oscar Pistorius' trial is set for June. 

He says he accidentally shot his girlfriend, thinking she was an intruder. 

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