negligent homicide, Watson, cellphone, 6-year-old boy - KNOE 8 News; KNOE-TV; |

Cellphone discussion ends in boy's death

Posted: Updated:

WATSON, La., (KNOE 8 News) - Livingston Parish sheriff's deputies say a driver who ran over a 6-year-old neighbor boy in Watson last month has been booked with negligent homicide.

According to deputies, 32-year-old Brad Welch, of Watson, was talking on his cellphone at the time of the accident and did not see Tyler Myers riding a scooter on a sidewalk that crosses Welch's driveway.

Welch was booked into the Livingston Parish Detention Center and later released on $25,000 bail.


Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KNOE. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.