Charges Filed in DUI / Manslaughter Case

March 27, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
Charges have been filed against the man accused of causing an accident that killed a four-year-old over the weekend.45-year-old Stephen Watson was driving the truck that slammed into another vehicle at American and Indianola in Fresno County on Sunday.

Investigators say Watson was drunk and tried to run from the accident scene. Four-year-old Elias Pico of Fresno was killed the collision. His family was on the way to an Easter egg hunt when the accident happened.

Watson faces multiple charges, including manslaughter and enhancements because of a prior D.U.I. and hit-and-run conviction 14 years ago.


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