Child killed in car accident

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On Thursday July 6, at approximately 4:33 p.m., Sergeant K. L. Sawyers of the Greenbrier County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a vehicle accident that occurred at a private residence near Asbury.

The investigation revealed that a 6-year-old Ronceverte child was at a residence of a family member when he was accidentally struck by a vehicle being operated by a member of the family.

The boy was transported to Greenbrier Valley Medical Center where he would later succumb to injuries sustained in the accident.

Sergeant K. L. Sawyers is the investigating officer.