Pedestrian Killed in Hit-and-Run Accident in Garden Prairie

By: Mark Berman
By: Mark Berman

One man is dead today after falling victim to a hit-and-run accident in Garden Prairie. It all happened at 7:55 last night. Police say a 62-year-old man died from the injuries he suffered after being hit with a car driven by Scott E. Mains, 30, of Belvidere. Mains was later arrested on charges of Reckless homicide, leaving the scene of a personal injury accident and failure to report an accident. He's being held on $150,000 bond at the Boone County Adult Detention Facility. The victim's name has not yet been released. Deputies of the Boone County Sheriff's office responded to the accident.

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