Eight-year-old girl killed in quad bike crash

An eight-year-old girl has died in a quad bike crash in South Australia.

Police say the girl came off the bike and sustained head injuries.

Emergency services were called but she died at the scene.

The incident occurred at 5.48pm (local time) on Thistle Island, near Port Lincoln.

Major Crash investigators will attend the scene and police will prepare a report for the coroner.