Guilty Plea in Hate Crime for Running Man Down with Truck
Black man beaten, run over in Mississippi in 2011
JACKSON, Mississippi — Another man has pleaded guilty to hate crime charges in the death of a black man who was run over by a pickup truck in Mississippi.
William Montgomery, who is white, pleaded guilty Tuesday to hate crime charges in the death of James Craig Anderson, who was beaten and run over in Jackson on June 26, 2011. Anderson was a 47-year-old worker at a car plant.
Three white men had previously pleaded guilty in Anderson's death.