Teenager killed while riding bike

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PIATT COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) — A teenager from La Place is dead following a accident Tuesday night.

Police say it happened on IL Route 32 just before 9 p.m.

They say the two teenage boys were riding their bikes northbound in the southbound lane.  

When a car approached and collided with one of them.

The Piatt county coroner says 14-year-old Ashton Brandenburg died from his injuries.

The driver, a 20-year-old woman from La Place, was uninjured.

The crash is under investigation by Illinois State Police.


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