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17-year-old in custody for fatal hit and run

5:03 PM, Jul 17, 2013   |    comments
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ST. CLAIR COUNTY, Ill. (KSDK) - A 17-year-old Cahokia, Ill. man is in custody and being questioned about a fatal hit and run accident.

Nine-year-old Fabian Teson was hit by a vehicle while he was riding his bike Thursday on Lorraine drive in an unincorporated area of Cahokia.

Teson was taken to SSM Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center and died on Saturday.

The vehicle left the scene of the accident, and was recovered on Laclede's Landing in St. Louis Tuesday.

Police say the person of interest was found hiding in a Washington Park home Wednesday, and was taken into custody for questioning.

Teson will be laid to rest Thursday. His family did not have medical insurance, and is having difficulties paying for the funeral. Donations can be made to Braun Colonial Funeral Home in Cahokia, Ill.

KSDK

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