Trial underway for man accused of running over child
DENHAM SPRINGS - The trial of a man accused of running over a child in Denham Springs last year is now underway.
Brad Welch was charged with negligent homicide after investigators say he was on his cell phone at the time.
Six year old Tyler Myers was riding his scooter when Welch hit him as he turned into his driveway.
Police initially ruled the September 2012 death as an accident.
WBRZ News 2's Adrian Pittman is at the proceedings and will have more updates tonight.