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Child killed after accident reported in Darlington County

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DARLINGTON, SC (WMBF) – The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal accident in Darlington County.

The accident happened around 4:00 Saturday afternoon at the intersection of Potato House Road and High Hill Road, according to SCHP’s website.

Cpl. Sonny Collins with SCHP said a Honda was traveling on High Hill Road and failed to stop at a stop sign. A Jeep, traveling on Potato House road struck the Honda. 

As a result, a child who was not wearing a seat belt in the back seat of the Honda died on the scene, according to Darlington County Coroner Todd Hardee.

The name of the child will not be released. 

Three other people were transported to a hospital for their injuries. 

At this time, no charges have been filed, and the accident is still under investigation. 

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