Elderly driver in fatal hit and run dies - MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS

Driver in high profile hit and run case dies

Raymond Watts was charged with manslaughter and felonious fleeing the scene of an accident back in 2011. (Source: WLBT archives) Raymond Watts was charged with manslaughter and felonious fleeing the scene of an accident back in 2011. (Source: WLBT archives)
FLORENCE, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

An elderly Florence man accused of hitting and killing a boy boarding a school bus -- has died.

Raymond Watts was charged with manslaughter and felonious fleeing the scene of an accident back in 2011.

10-year-old Allen Lutrick was getting on a school bus on Cleary Road in Richland when Watts' car ran into him.

Lutrick died the next day.

Watts initially left the scene but was later arrested.

His case was delayed multiple times while his health was being evaluated.

Watts died of a heart attack last Tuesday in Carthage at the age of 85.

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