Two-year-old dead after being struck by car

  • Posted: Friday, July 5, 2013 11:41 a.m.
    UPDATED: Friday, July 5, 2013 11:47 a.m.

Ryan Eagerton, a 2-year-old from Wagener, was killed Thursday when he was struck by a car at his family's residence.

Eagerton was pronounced dead at 4:18 p.m. at Richland Memorial Hospital in Columbia.

The driver of the vehicle was the child's father, Patrick Eagerton of Wagener, according to Aiken County Coroner Tim Carlton.

Carlton reports the circumstances related to this tragic accident are under investigation. However, no foul play or suspicious circumstances are suspected at this time.

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