Arraignment postponed for woman accused of hitting and killing CHP officer

The arraignment of a 22-year-old woman accused of vehicular manslaughter after allegedly hitting and killing a CHP officer has been postponed so she can hire a private attorney.

Kaylee Ann Weisenberg's arraignment in court Thursday was postponed until July 8 as her family sought to make arrangements to hire an attorney, said Ken Cirisan, her court-appointed lawyer.

She has been charged with felony vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence and driving with a suspended license in the wake of the crash in Paso Robles.

CHP officer Brett Oswald, 47, had been waiting for a tow truck to haul an abandoned vehicle on South River Road near Spanish Camp Road when Weisenberg turned a corner and lost control just after 6:30 p.m.

Weisenberg allegedly hit the driver's side door as well as the officer, according to officials.

Cirisan said his client was traveling about 60 mph in a 55 mph.

--Nick Wilson