11-year-old girl killed after being struck by vehicle on Hilton Head Island

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC (WTOC) - A vehicle struck and killed an 11-year-old girl on Hilton Head Island Thursday night.

The fatal collision happened around 11 p.m. at Highway 278 and Yacht Cove Drive.

State troopers said Johnathon Roberts, 33,  was driving eastbound on Highway 278 when he struck the girl. Roberts was not injured.

The girl was pronounced dead at the scene.

The incident remains under investigation by the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

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