A hit-and-run accident in Coles County has taken the life of a Crawford County teen.
16-year-old Leonard Beachy of Flat Rock along with four others had been attending a horse show and were riding their bicycles south on Lincoln Highway Road south of Charleston a little after 9pm Saturday night when they were struck by a car.
Beachy died at the scene.
21-year-old Samuel L. Meadows of Charleston was arrested a few hours later and charged with a DUI and leaving the scene of an accident.
Other charges are pending.