Forest man charged in wreck that killed grandmother, granddaughter

Out of respect for the family, the victims names are not being released.

Forest man charged in wreck that killed grandmother, granddaughter
57-year-old Ricky Hawkins is being charged with two counts of aggravated assault; Source: Forest PD Chief Will Jones

FOREST, MS (WLBT) - A Forest man has been charged in the death of a grandmother and granddaughter who were killed in a car crash in December of 2018.

According to Forest Police Chief Will Jones, 57-year-old Ricky Hawkins is being charged with two counts of aggravated DUI.

He had his initial court appearance Friday morning and was given a $75,000 bond for each count. He has since bonded out jail.

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