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William Patrick Cheatham, 30 of DeRidder, has been arrested and charged with Hit and Run and Possession of Marijuana following the accident on Friday, November 1, 2091, that killed Nika Maddox 28 of DeRidder.

DeRidder Police report that at about 7:00 p.m. Friday night, a vehicle identified as an older model pick up truck struck Maddox, who was walking west on US 190. The vehicle then left the accident site.

Cheatham was booked into the Beauregard Parish Jail. Additional charges may be forthcoming.


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