Tragic news being reported about a 4-year-old who was struck by a vehicle last night in Iberia Parish.

KATC reports the child was killed last night after wandering out of his home. The 4-year-old was struck by a vehicle traveling eastbound on Highway 14 at Leleux Road.

A spokesman with Louisiana State Police Troop I says Raylen Jones, of New Iberia, and his young sibling had wandered outside of their home without detection before Raylen found himself in the street. 

The child was airlifted to Lafayette General Medical Center where he passed away due to his injuries.

Police say the driver was not impaired.

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