Keith Alan Scott
Late 30s to early 40s, but currently deceased
Never married; was once engaged to Jules
and was engaged to Karen Roe
at the time of his death
Lily Rose (by Karen Roe
Father Royal and mother May
Brother, Dan Scott
Nephew Lucas Scott
; grandnephew Jamie Scott
, Nathan and Haley's son
Ran his own auto shop before it was bought out by Dan. Keith worked for Dan Scott Motors while Dan was recovering for his heart attack and once considered being a high school shop teacher.
Keith played basketball in high school, but quit when his younger brother, Dan, started to play.
Was injured in a car accident while he was drinking and driving, but only sustained minor injuries. Keith was later fatally shot by Dan Scott the day of the school shooting.
In high school, Keith longed to be with Karen Roe, who was with Dan at the time. After Karen got pregnant and Dan abandoned her, Keith stepped in and helped Karen raise Lucas. In season 1, Keith got up the courage to ask Karen to marry him, but she turned him down. Later, Keith was engaged to Jules, but their wedding was ruined when it was revealed that Dan hired Jules to make Keith fall in love with her. Upon his return to Tree Hill in season 3, he rekindled his relationship with Karen and the two were engaged at the time of his death.
Was drinking and driving at the time of a serious car accident that nearly killed Lucas, but his blood alcohol content was .01 less than the legal limit.
Since his death, Keith has appeared to Lucas (in "Songs To Love And Die By
"), Karen (in "All of a Sudden I Miss Everyone
") and was claimed to have been seen by Nathan following the car accident in "The Same Deep Water As You
". Additionally, Dan turned himself in for Keith's murder in "All of a Sudden I Miss Everyone