FLORENCE COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – A 6-year-old riding a bicycle was killed in an accident near Pamplico Sunday evening, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.
Jenson Eli Stone was identified as the child struck and killed by a vehicle while he was riding his bike, according to Florence County Coroner Keith von Lutcken.
The accident occurred at about 7:40 p.m. on Lynhurst Road, an SCHP official said. Stone apparently entered the roadway from the private drive of his house, and the vehicle struck him, causing fatal injuries.
Stone was not wearing a helmet. No charges have been filed for this collision. The incident is being investigated by the South Carolina Highway Patrol.