4-year-old child dies in a car accident in Aiken County

4-year-old child dies in a car accident in Aiken County
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AIKEN COUNTY, SC (WFXG) - The Aiken County Coroner’s Office is investigating a crash that left a 4-year-old girl dead, Sunday afternoon. Kylee Vinson was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash that happened on Hwy 302 (Wagener Rd) just east of Burkelo Rd around 12:30 p.m.

Kylee’s mother, Dajah Anderson, was driving Kylee and her twin brother, as well as Anderson’s sister. Anderson was traveling east on Hwy 302 when she lost control of her vehicle, running off the right side of the road.

According to the coroner’s office, Anderson re-entered the road crossing both lanes of traffic then ran off the left side of the road and hit a tree. Kylee was properly restrained in a child seat on the driver side back seat.

Anderson and her passengers were transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Kylee will be autopsied in Newberry, SC Monday.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol and M.A.I.T is continuing the investigation.

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