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Overton Man Charged with Intoxication Manslaughter

Posted/updated on: September 14, 2017 at 9:30 am
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GREGG COUNTY — A Department of Public Safety Trooper arrested Michael Lydall Grant, 37, of Overton, around 2:15 Wednesday morning. According to KETK, he’s been charged with accident involving death and intoxication manslaughter. Grant also had an outstanding parole warrant out of Austin. He was booked into the Gregg County Jail. Bond has not been set. According to DPS, around 9:20 Tuesday night, witnesses say Grant was traveling southbound on County Road 3652 when he ran a stop sign. Officials say he then struck Lechell Scott, 34, of Kilgore, who was walking in the roadway. DPS says Grant drove off, but was arrested a short time later. Scott was pronounced dead at the scene.


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