9-year-old boy dies after hit and run accident

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by KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on July 14, 2013 at 10:10 AM

Updated Monday, Jul 15 at 5:59 PM

(KMOV) -- A boy struck by a hit-and-run driver near Cahokia has died from his injuries.

Fabian Teson, 9, was struck by a car while riding his bike in the 2400 block of Lorraine near Cahokia around 12:30 p.m. Thursday.

He was taken to the hospital, where he passed away Sunday morning.

Witnesses described the possible vehicle as either a late 90s silver or gray Pontiac Grand Am or Grand Prix or a Chevrolet Malibu. Witnesses also said the driver of the vehicle was a black male wearing a white t-shirt.

“We are asking for the public’s help in determining what happened and who may be involved,” said St. Clair County Sheriff Richard Watson.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Department at (618) 277-3504 Ext. 5309 or (618) 277-3504 Ext. 5715. 

 

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