Hit and Run: Teen Kills Boy in a Hit and Run

CAHOKIA, IL (KTVI)– Charges have been filed against a metro east teen accused in a hit and run that killed a 9-year-old Cahokia boKevin Powell y.

Seventeen-year-old Kevin Powell is facing multiple counts in the death of 9-year-old Fabian Teson.

Powell was charged with Reckless Homicide, Failure to Report an Accident Involving, Obstruction of Justice – destruction of Evidence, Driving without a Valid Driver’s License, 2 counts of Failure to Reduce Speed to Avoid an Accident and Operating an Uninsured Motor Vehicle.

Bond was set at $100,000.

Fabian was riding his bike along Lorraine Drive in Cahokia when he was hit.

He died at Cardinal Glennon last Saturday. A tip helped police find the car that was involved in the crash on the riverfront.

After a two day search, they managed to find Powell at a relative’s home.


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