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Tristan Mericle, 7, killed when he is hit by tractor trailer while riding his bike on Highway 97 in Chester, South Carolina
Modified Date:Mon, 06/08/2015 - 3:57pm
Accident Date:Monday, December 30, 2013
An 18-wheeler hit and killed a little boy as he rode a dirt bike his parents gave him for Christmas. Seven-year-old Tristan Mericle died after a tractor-trailer struck him Tuesday evening. Troopers and say the seven-year-old was riding a dirt bike in his front yard and drove onto Highway 97, right into the path of the big rig, as he tried to turn the bike around.
County:Chester County, SC