Child killed when bicycle hits truck

JEFF DAVIS COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - An 8-year-old girl was killed this afternoon when her bicycle ran into a moving pick-up truck on a county road. The victim has been identified as Dasha Simpson.

Coroner Greg Blackwell tells us the victim was pronounced dead at Jeff Davis County Hospital. It happened on Harmony Lane at about 6 o'clock.

The Jeff Davis County Sheriff's Department is investigating.

No charges have been filed.

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