Child Dies After Hit-and-Run In Lauderdale County; Driver Charged

LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) — A suspect has been arrested for the alleged hit-and-run death of a 13-year-old boy in Lauderdale County.

According to investigators, the accident happened around the Underwood area just past 8:00 p.m. Monday. 

The boy who was hit, Da’Santo Ingram, was taken by ambulance to Eliza Coffee Memorial Hospital where he later died.  Ingram was a 7th grader at Central School.

James Oneal Wilson, 42, was arrested around 1:00 a.m. Tuesday.  He is charged with leaving the scene of an accident with an injury/fatality.  He was driving a 1984 Chevrolet C10 silver pickup truck.

Wilson is being held in the Lauderdale County Detention Center.

WHNT News 19’s Shoals Bureau is working hard to track down new details on this story.  We’ll continue to update WHNT.com throughout the day.  Also, watch WHNT News 19 at Noon, 5:00, 6:00, and 6:30 on Tuesday for the very latest.

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