Man accused of failing to stop for bus, killing boy given jail time

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Wednesday, May 20, 2015

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW) -- A man who hit a child with his car resulting in her death has been sentenced to jail time. Scott Hancock will spend three years in prison, followed by seven years of probation.

Hancock is charged in the death of 8-year old Jaidyn Williams on Dec. 9, 2013.

Officials say Hancock was driving a van when he hit Williams after ignoring the stop sign on a school bus.

Friday, March 7, 2014

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW) -- A judge granted the man accused of hitting and killing an elementary school student entered a not guilty plea Friday.

Scott Hancock is facing homicide by vehicle and reckless driving charges.

Hancock was driving a van when he hit 8-year-old Jaidyn Williams Dec. 9, 2013, the Richmond County Sheriff's Office said.

Prosecutors said Hancock ignored the stop sign on the school bus, and hit Jaidyn as he crossed Belair Road.

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