Former Teacher Tammy Lowe Found Guilty Of Manslaughter

DALLAS, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – On Thursday morning a jury found a former middle school teacher guilty of manslaughter in the hit & run death of a 6-year old boy.

Tammy Lowe, a former Grand Prairie schoolteacher, was accused of running a red light and hitting 6-year old John Raidy, then fleeing the scene.

Tammy Lowe Guilty Of Manslaughter In Hit & Run Case

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She has already pleaded guilty to one felony, Failure to Stop and Render Aid.

Lowe did not put on a defense with her attorney trying to convince the jury there may have been a horrible accident, but it was not a felony crime.

Raidy was killed on January 24th in a Carrier Parkway crosswalk as he and his mother – pushing a stroller with John’s younger sister — attempted to cross the street.

Lauren Raidy, John’s mother, watched as a Lowe ran a red light, hit her son and carried the child on the hood for about 300 feet, stopped briefly and then took off.

Lowe could now face 20 years in prison.

 *This is a developing story. Listen to 1080 KRLD and follow CBSDFW.COM for the latest information.

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