Man sentenced in deadly hit and run involving lawn mower - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL

Man sentenced in deadly hit and run involving lawn mower

Anthony Ward. Anthony Ward.
TUSCALOOSA COUNTY, AL (WBRC) -

A man in West Alabama has been sentenced to five years in prison in a deadly hit and run crash involving a lawn mower.

Anthony Ward pleaded guilty in December to manslaughter for killing Billy Ray Davis in 2013.

Davis was riding a John Deere lawn mower when Ward hit him on Alabama Highway 69 South.

State troopers say he fled the scene. Davis died a week after the crash.

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