UPDATE | 3-year-old hit by golf cart at Aiken Regional Medical Center dies

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Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014


AIKEN, S.C. (WRDW) -- The 3-year-old hit by an Aiken Regional Medical Center security guard in the parking lot of the hospital died just before 7 a.m. Tuesday, the Aiken County coroner confirms.

A security guard with ARMC was driving a golf cart that hit the 3-year-old in the parking lot at 1:35 p.m. Monday, Lt. Jake Mahoney with Aiken Public Safety said.

The 3-year-old was treated at the ARMC Emergency Department before she was airlifted to Children's Hospital of Georgia. It is unclear how severe the child's injuries were before being airlifted.

A family member tells News 12 Kirsten Jones was hit while on a cross walk in the parking lot. The family tells 12 in the wake of this tragedy, they are asking for prayers from the community.

Aiken Public Safety is now investigating the collision.

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