Henry County Man Dies in Skateboarding Accident

Apr 23, 2018

Credit Illinois State Police

A 20 year old from Henry County died over the weekend in a skateboarding accident.

The Illinois State Police report on Saturday around seven PM Brett Meier , of Hooppole , was skate boarding with friends on Lakeshore Road in Johnson Sauk Trail State Park. They were coasting down hills and holding on to the back of a truck to go uphill when Meier fell off his skateboard. He was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Illinois State Troopers don't if alcohol was involved and are investigating the crash.