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8-year-old killed when dirt bike collided with a tractor-trailer

An 8-year-old was killed Tuesday afternoon in Great Falls, S.C., when the dirt bike the child was riding collided with a tractor-trailer near Great Falls and Richburg roads, according to the S.C. Highway Patrol.

The child’s gender and name were not available Tuesday night.

Details about the wreck were not available yet, said Lance Cpl. Billy Elder of the Highway Patrol.

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

For almost two hours, traffic was temporarily halted along Chester Highway.

Anna Douglas •  803-329-4068
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