Crime

December 31, 2013

8-year-old killed when dirt bike collides with tractor-trailer

The child's gender and name have not been released

An 8-year-old was killed late Tuesday afternoon when the dirt bike the child was riding collided with a tractor trailer on Chester Highway/S.C. 97, according to the S.C. Highway Patrol.

The child's gender and name were not available.

Details about the wreck were also not available yet, said Lance Cpl. Billy Elder, highway patrol spokesman.

The fatal crash happened in Great Falls around 5 p.m.

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