first bad thing in 2012. I hate it when I post things like this, but I must keep doing it.
A 6-year-old was killed in a felony DUI accident Sunday morning, according to the Lexington Police Department.
Authorities say Emma Longstreet was a passenger in a vehicle that was hit by a vehicle traveling west on Sunset Boulevard around 10:40am.
Police say 26-year-old Billy Patrick Hutto Jr. has been charged with felony driving under the influence causing death and felony driving under the influence causing great bodily injury.
Hutto is being held at the Lexington County Detention Center and scheduled to appear in bond court Monday at 10:00am.
Officials say traffic on Sunset Boulevard was detoured while police investigated the scene. Traffic was reopened a little later in the afternoon.
The South Carolina Highway Patrol’s MAIT unit helped investigate the accident