BREAKING: Florida man arrested for fatal hit and run

FLORIDA, (WKRG) - On November 15, 2017, at approximately 9:01 p.m., Mr. Eldred Williams was within the westbound travel lanes of W. Fairfield Drive when he was fatally struck by a motor vehicle, which subsequently fled the scene of the crash.

The Florida Highway Patrol gathered evidence at the scene and later located the involved vehicle. Through the course of the investigation, Lucas Scott Beaty was identified as the driver of the Chevrolet that struck Mr. Williams. Mr. Beaty was booked into the Escambia County Jail on February 12, 2018.


1. Leaving the scene of a crash involving death.

2. Tampering with evidence. His bond has been set at $55,000.

Mobile County

Baldwin County

Northwest Florida