A Jefferson County Kentucky coroner says a young Perry County boy has died from injuries he sustained after being hit by a vehicle this past weekend.

11-year-old Lucian Knotts died Monday afternoon from the injuries he received in the accident that occured Sunday afternoon on the 300 Block of South 7th Street in Cannelton. Authorities had closed down the road while a medical helicopter was brought in.

Police say Knotts ran out in front of a vehicle driven by 21-year-old Cory James who was travelling east toward the Lincoln Trail Bridge when the child entered the roadway from in front of a parked vehicle.

Knotts was airlifted to Kosair Children’s Hospital in Louisville.

The highway was closed for more than an hour.