LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A 15-year-old from Columbus, Indiana, has died after he was hit by an SUV.

According to a release from Columbus Police, the victim was 15-year-old Abbott Garn.

Authorities say officers were dispatched Saturday around 9:30 p.m. to the 2500 block of Franklin Street on a call that a person had been hit by a vehicle.

Officials say it was determined that an SUV had stopped on Franklin Street. Investigators say Garn got out of the vehicle. Police say Garn then tried to get back inside the SUV as it started to move and he was hit by the vehicle.

Garn was taken by medical helicopter to Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis where he died from his injuries.

Police say he was a student at Columbus East High School.

Columbus Police are continuing to investigate the accident.

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