Grandfather Charged With Manslaughter After Single Car Crash

Tony Dickerson, charged with intoxication manslaughter.  (credit: DCSO)

Tony Dickerson, charged with intoxication manslaughter. (credit: DCSO)

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – A Seogoville grandfather is arrested after a deadly single car crash that killed his five-year-old grandson.

Police say Tony Dickerson, 53, was drunk, when the crash happened over the weekend around 8:40 p.m.  in the 2300 block of West Simonds Road near South Belt Line Road in Seagoville.

The child, identified as Josiah Dickerson, was taken to Children’s Medical Center in Dallas but later died.

(credit: Dickerson family)

(credit: Dickerson family)

Dickerson has been charged with intoxication manslaughter and is being held in jail on a $50,000 bond.

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