- Associated Press - Monday, April 20, 2015

GRANITE CITY, Ill. (AP) - A man accused of killing a Granite City teenager in a hit-and-run traffic collision has pleaded guilty in the case.

The Belleville News Democrat reports (https://bit.ly/1D6wusj ) 26-year-old Son Thanh Nguyen of Madison pleaded guilty in Madison County Court on Monday to a felony charge of failing to report an accident involving injury or death.

Authorities say 16-year-old Daniel Embrey and two friends were walking along a road on the evening of last Oct. 6 when a car struck the trio and kept going without stopping. Embrey later died at a hospital. One of his companions also was injured.

Nguyen faces a sentence ranging from probation to 15 years in prison.


Information from: Belleville News-Democrat, https://www.bnd.com

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