Six Year Old Killed in DUI Accident Say Police

COLUM BIA, SC (WOLO)– The Lexington Police Department, with the assistance of the South Carolina Highway Patrol MAIT Team, is continuing to investigate a fatal traffic collision. At approximately 10:40 Sunday a fatal traffic collision occurred on Sunset Blvd. at Old Cherokee Road in the Town of Lexington. Lexington County Coroner Harry O. Harmon identified the deceased victim as six (6) year old Emma Longstreet of Lexington. The victim was a restrained passenger in a vehicle turning onto Sunset Blvd. from Old Cherokee Road. The vehicle the victim was traveling in was struck in the side by a vehicle traveling west on Sunset Blvd. operated by Billy Patrick Hutto Jr., 26, of Gilbert. This initial collision caused a third vehicle to be struck as well. Billy Hutto has been arrested for Felony Driving Under the Influence Causing Death and Felony Driving Under the Influence Causing Great Bodily Injury for injuries sustained by an additional victim. Hutto is being held at the Lexington County Detention Center and scheduled to appear in bond court tomorrow morning at 10:00am.

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