12-Year-Old Girl Dead After Accident On Aiken County Horse Farm

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Aiken County, SC (WJBF) – According to Aiken County Coroner Tim Carlton, a 12-year-old girl died in Aiken County Thursday after an accident on a horse farm.

The girl has been identified as Kimberley Grayce Roach, of Amherst, Ohio.

Carlton tells us the incident happened around 1:40 p.m. Thursday at Paradise Farms.

The circumstances as to how the girl was injured are not know, at this time.

There were no eyewitnesses to the incident, but Carlton says her injuries indicate that she was most likely “not” riding at the time.

The girl was transported to Aiken Regional Medical Centers, where she was pronounced dead. Autopsy is scheduled for Friday in Newberry, South Carolina.

“This is just a tragic accident and our (the Aiken Community) hearts go out to the Roach family,” Calrton added.

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