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SCHP: Teen at fault for accident involving mini-bike, deputy patrol car

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HANAHAN, SC (WCSC) -

The South Carolina Highway Patrol says a 13-year-old was at fault for an accident where a Charleston County sheriff's deputy cruiser hit a mini-bike in Hanahan on Tuesday.

SCHP officials say the teen, who was driving a mini-bike on Allison Avenue, failed to yield the right of way and was struck by the deputy's cruiser.

Troopers say the incident happened around 4:39 p.m. when the mini-bike pulled out onto the street from Melvin Drive and was struck by the deputy's patrol car. 

The teen was taken to MUSC for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

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