SHELBY COUNTY, Ky. (WDRB) -- A child has died after being hit by a vehicle in Shelby County.

That's according to a release from the Shelby County Sheriff's Office.

Authorities say a call was received Saturday around 3:10 p.m. that a child had been hit by a car at Lynne Acres Apartments in Shelbyville.

The child was transported to Jewish Hospital Shelbyville and was pronounced dead.

Officials have not released the child's name. Police say drugs and alcohol are not believed to have been involved in the accident.

The case remains under investigation. 

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