23-year-old in jail for hitting pedestrian

By WEEK Producer

June 25, 2012 Updated Jun 25, 2012 at 9:36 PM CDT

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. -- The driver is in jail in connection with a hit-and-run accident early Sunday morning in downtown Bloomington.

Police say 21-year-old Lauren Leffler and another pedestrian were hit by a car driven by 23-year-old Katie Lawson.

The accident leaves Leffler brain dead at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center in Normal.

Lawson faces multiple charges-- including three felony counts of aggravated DUI and driving on a suspended license.

A bond hearing is set for July 3rd.

An autopsy for Leffler is scheduled for Tuesday following organ donation.

The name of the other pedestrian hit has not been released.

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