Family files lawsuit over alleged Miss. hate crime
FILE - This June 26, 2011 file photo released by the Hinds County Sheriff Department via The Clarion-Ledger shows Deryl Paul Dedmon. Dedmon was arrested for allegedly running down James Craig Anderson, 49, in front of the Metro Inn in Jackson, Miss., on June 26, 2011. The alleged hate crime was caught on video that has ignited an online war of words.
September 7, 2011 8:30:13 AM PDT
By HOLBROOK MOHR - Associated Press
JACKSON, Miss. - September 7, 2011 --
The family of a black man who authorities say was run over by a white teenager in a truck filed a wrongful death lawsuit Tuesday over the alleged hate crime.