Aiken County child dies after being struck by an SUV

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AIKEN COUNTY, S.C. (WJBF) – The Aiken County Coroner’s Office is investigating the death of a child in Springfield.

5-year-old Janiyah Edwards was hit by an SUV at 7:28 P.M. on the 2500 block of Windsor Rd. in Springfield. She was reported to have been playing in the road when the accident occurred.

Janiyah was pronounced dead on the scene. An autopsy will be performed in Newberry.

Highway Patrol and MAIT is continuing the investigation.

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