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Courtney Gainey enters not guilty plea in court

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Posted at 9:48 AM, Feb 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-17 10:53:45-05

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Courtney Gainey was in court today.

Gainey is the woman accused of killing a 14 year old North Fort Myers girl in a hit and run incident.

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The victim’s mother Christine Gray was also in court.

Gray called on community leaders last month to make the roads safer in the area.

Gainey entered a not guilty plea. She now has a public defender.

Her next court appearance will be April 1st.

Fox 4 will continue to stay on top of this case as we continue to receive updates on court dates.