Child struck and killed at Pageland Elementary

PAGELAND, S.C. (AP) – A child has died after being struck by a vehicle outside of Pageland Elementary School.

Police told local media the incident happened shortly after 9:30 a.m. Tuesday. The family of the child said they were enrolling their children in school when they sent a child to the car to get some additional documents.

The child was struck while trying to cross the street. The child was taken to Carolinas Medical Center in Monroe and was pronounced dead.

The name of the victim has not been released.

The South Carolinas Highway Patrol is still investigating.