The fatal hit and run accident on Dawson Road has left the neighborhood in shock.
Kimberly Hunt Bickham, 37, was run over around 9:30 p.m. Sept. 13, while sitting on the side of the road drinking a beer. William Fontenot, 47, of Dawson Road, has
been arrested in connection with the accident. He’s charged with felony hit and run, and driving under suspension.
His brother-in-law said the Fontenots are having a tough time as well.
“We know he made a mistake. His family is devastated about this as well. I’m sorry for everything that’s happened.”Bickham was the mother of two children.
The funeral for Kimberly Bickham is Thursday at 11:30 a.m. at Rose-Neath's Bossier Chapel.
Visitation is set for Wednesday, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Bossier City.
Deputies are waiting for toxicology results to see if Fontenot was under the influence of drugs or alcohol when the accident happened. His brother-in-law said he’s unsure what the results will be. Fontenot is at the
Caddo Correctional Center with a bond set at $600,000.