The man accused of causing the death of a woman on the Red Earth First Nation has appeared in court.

23 year-old Dale Nawakayas was arrested after the car he was allegedly driving in crashed on the reserve Saturday morning.

Emergency crews pulled a 36 year-old female passenger from the vehicle which had gone into water.

She was taken to hospital but did not survive.

Nawakayas appeared in a Saskatoon courtroom yesterday (mon) where he was formally charged with impaired driving causing death, dangerous driving causing death and two breaches of probation.

His next court appearance is set for June 6th in Carrot River.