Police Chief's Wife involved in accident that killed Pedestrian

Jill Watts, the wife of Rock Hill's Police Chief Chris Watts, was involved in an accident in which a pedestrian was killed. The accident happened on Dave Lyle Boulevard at White Street in Rock Hill two days before Christmas.

According the SC Highway Patrol, Larry Kennedy, 61, died in the hospital after he was hit by Watts' Honda CR-V as he crossed the street. Highway Patrol says Watts had the green light as she was going through the intersection.

South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating since the Police Chief's family was involved. Watt's 21-year-old daughter was in the passenger seat when the accident happened.