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Toddler dies after being hit by SUV in state park

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NINETY SIX, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Troopers with the SC Highway Patrol said a toddler has died from injuries after being struck by a SUV inside a state park.

Troopers said the crash happened inside the Lake Greenwood State Recreation Area near campground one just before 11:30 a.m. Saturday.

Coroner Sonny Cox said 18-month-old Regan Griffin died in the crash.

The driver of an SUV struck Griffin in the roadway while turning onto State Park Road from private property, troopers said.

Griffin was taken to the hospital and later died.

Cox has ruled the manner of death was accidental. He said an autopsy would be performed on Sunday.

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