PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — The Peoria County Coroner Jamie Harwood officially confirmed that 10-year-old Troy Erving has succumbed to his injuries.
Erving was officially declared brain-dead at 8:15 a.m. Friday morning
As previously reported, Erving was the victim of a hit-and-run crash Tuesday night in Peoria.
The driver, 43-year-old Karrie L. Brunswig of Peoria was taken to Peoria County Jail for leaving the scene of an accident with injury/death, failing to give aid or information, failing to report an accident, having a revoked driver’s license, failing to reduce speed to avoid an accident, having no insurance and having an expired registration plate.
Brunswig has a laundry list of traffic charges and is facing a meth felony charge from three months ago.
Just two months ago, she was charged with transporting/carrying alcohol in a car she was driving.
The Peoria County State’s Attorney’s Office will be sent the case for review.
The family will host a vigil in his honor next Tuesday and has set up a GoFundMe to help offset costs.