7-year-old dies after being struck by a vehicle in Aiken County

7-year-old dies after being struck by vehicle in Aiken County

AIKEN COUNTY, SC (WIS) - A 7-year-old has died after being struck by a vehicle on Chaffee Street near Ralph Greene Drive.

The Aiken County Coroner’s Office has identified the child as Bryson Mikell, of Warrenville. At approximately 6:35 p.m. Mikell and his brother were riding their bicycles when Mikell attempted to cross Chaffee St. when he was struck by the vehicle.

Mikell was pronounced dead at the scene. An autopsy is scheduled for the morning of March 26 in Newberry, SC.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol says the vehicle involved was a 1998 Toyota SUV that was traveling north when it struck Mikell, who was in the intersection of Chaffee Street and Ralph Green Drive.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol and MAIT are continuing the investigation.

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